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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, 31 km SSE of Borazjan, Iran

Earthquake location 29.004S, 51.3269WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Borazjan in Iran. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:30:14 / 6:30 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 26.14 km (16 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/10/19 / 2019-10-18 03:00:14 / October 18, 2019 @ 3:00 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005v9e. Id of event: us70005v9e. Exact location of event, depth 26.14 km, 51.3269° East, 29.004° North.

Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Bandar-e Būshehr (c. 165 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Kāzerūn (c. 94 500 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Borāzjān (c. 86 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kāzerūn, Bandar-e Būshehr, Borāzjān (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 31 km SSE of Borazjan, Iran.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 51.3269° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 29.004° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 26.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 31km SSE of Borazjan, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-18 03:00:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-18 03:22:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 210 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 271 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 5.939 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 93 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70005v9e Id of event.
Event Code 70005v9e An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005v9e, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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