A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Masjed Soleyman in Iran. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 20:22:43 / 8:22 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us600064cw. Ids that are associated to the event: us600064cw. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/10/19 / 2019-10-20 16:52:43 / October 20, 2019 @ 4:52 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 49.3639° East, 31.6604° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Ahvaz (c. 841 100 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Masjed Soleymān (c. 111 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Shūshtar (c. 77 500 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Rāmhormoz (c. 38 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Rāmshīr (c. 19 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rāmshīr, Ahvaz, Shūshtar (min 5000 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 31 km S of Masjed Soleyman, Iran. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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