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Moderate earthquake: M5.8 quake has struck near Hashtrud in Iran

Earthquake location 37.796S, 47.5472WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Hashtrud in Iran. The temblor was detected at 02:17:05 / 2:17 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us600068w0. Ids that are associated to the event: us600068w0. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/11/19 / 2019-11-07 22:47:05 / November 7, 2019 @ 10:47 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 47.5472 East, latitude 37.796 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 115 km (71 miles) from Tabrīz (c. 1 424 600 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Ardabīl (c. 410 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ahar (c. 94 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Khalkhāl (c. 51 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Hashtrūd (c. 16 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tabrīz, Khalkhāl, Ahar (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 56 km NE of Hashtrud, Iran.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 47.5472° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.796° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 56km NE of Hashtrud, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-07 22:47:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-07 23:06:53 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 210 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 520 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 2.73 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.84 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 44 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us600068w0 Id of event.
Event Code 600068w0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600068w0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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