A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Dezful in Iran. Unique identifier: us700061xb. Ids that are associated to the event: us700061xb. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 48.2279 East, latitude 32.7675 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/11/19 / 2019-11-01 08:20:57 / November 1, 2019 @ 8:20 am. The temblor was picked up at 11:50:57 / 11:50 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Khorramābād (c. 329 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Shūsh (c. 52 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Dehlorān (c. 46 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Darreh Shahr (c. 25 000 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Ābdānān (c. 19 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dehlorān, Darreh Shahr, Khorramābād (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 45 km NNW of Dezful, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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