A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Semirom in Iran. Exact location of event, longitude 51.3214 East, latitude 31.4282 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 21:41:28 / 9:41 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000617h. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000617h. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/10/19 / 2019-10-21 18:11:28 / October 21, 2019 @ 6:11 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 86 km (53 miles) from (c. 100 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Yasuj (c. 96 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Borūjen (c. 52 700 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Semīrom (c. 27 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yasuj, , Borūjen. Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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