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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Aghajari in Iran

Earthquake location 30.8473S, 49.9498WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Aghajari in Iran. Id of earthquake: us70006c7n. Event ids that are associated: us70006c7n. Exact location of event, longitude 49.9498 East, latitude 30.8473 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 23/11/19 / 2019-11-23 13:45:31 / November 23, 2019 @ 1:45 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly 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 17:15:31 / 5:15 pm (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 39 km (25 miles) from Behbahān (c. 79 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Dehdasht (c. 69 700 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Omīdīyeh (c. 47 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Rāmhormoz (c. 38 800 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Aghajari (c. 21 800 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Rāmshīr (c. 19 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dehdasht, Rāmhormoz, Rāmshīr (min 5000 pop). 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 19 km NE of Aghajari, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 49.9498° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 30.8473° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km NE of Aghajari, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-23 13:45:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-23 21:51:35 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 210 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 284 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 5.545 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 217 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70006c7n Id of event.
Event Code 70006c7n An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006c7n, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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