A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Hashtrud in Iran on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 17:21:47 / 5:21 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/11/19 / 2019-11-08 13:51:47 / November 8, 2019 @ 1:51 pm. Exact location, longitude 47.4789° East, latitude 37.8121° North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000696k. Unique identifier: us6000696k. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Ardabīl (c. 410 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ahar (c. 94 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Khalkhāl (c. 51 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Hashtrūd (c. 16 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Khalkhāl, Ardabīl, Ahar. Nearby 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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