A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes western Iran kilometers (0 miles) from western Iran on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/09/19 / 2019-09-25 13:17:33 / September 25, 2019 @ 1:17 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 13:17:33 / 1:17 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us70005ryp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005ryp. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 49.7213° East, 31.8974° North.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fārsān, Shūshtar, Rāmhormoz (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 40 km (25 miles) from Masjed Soleymān (c. 111 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Shūshtar (c. 77 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Rāmhormoz (c. 38 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Fārsān (c. 25 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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