A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Behbahan in Iran. Exact location of earthquake, 50.1519° East, 30.8835° North, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us60006pp2. Ids that are associated to the event: us60006pp2. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:51:41 / 11:51 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 10/12/19 / 2019-12-10 08:21:41 / December 10, 2019 @ 8:21 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Dogonbadan (c. 94 600 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Behbahān (c. 79 300 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Dehdasht (c. 69 700 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Omīdīyeh (c. 47 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Rāmhormoz (c. 38 800 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Aghajari (c. 21 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Rāmshīr (c. 19 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dogonbadan, Rāmshīr, Rāmhormoz (min 5000 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 three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 33 km NNW of Behbahan, Iran.
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