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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Harsin in Iran

Earthquake location 34.3251S, 47.5293WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Harsin in Iran. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:43:03 / 5:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 47.5293° East, 34.3251° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us600063y2. Unique identifier: us600063y2. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/10/19 / 2019-10-28 14:13:03 / October 28, 2019 @ 2:13 pm.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kūhdasht, Aleshtar, Nahāvand (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Kahrīz (c. 766 700 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Kermānshāh (c. 621 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Kūhdasht (c. 100 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Nahāvand (c. 76 300 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Nūrābād (c. 73 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Kāmyārān (c. 61 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km NW of Harsin, Iran. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 47.5293° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.3251° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km NW of Harsin, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-28 14:13:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-28 14:45:09 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 298 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 1.686 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.8 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 90 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 us600063y2 Id of event.
Event Code 600063y2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600063y2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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