A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 97 km W of Gerash, Iran (60 miles) on Friday. Unique identifier: us70005tgm. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005tgm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:13:09 / 12:13 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 53.1482 East, latitude 27.6516 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/10/19 / 2019-10-04 08:43:09 / October 4, 2019 @ 8:43 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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