A 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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