A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Borazjan in Iran. Exact location of earthquake, 51.7498° East, 28.7512° North, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/12/19 / 2019-12-03 14:43:07 / December 3, 2019 @ 2:43 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:13:07 / 6:13 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us60006q94. Unique identifier: us60006q94. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bandar-e Būshehr, Fīrūzābād, Borāzjān. Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Bandar-e Būshehr (c. 165 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Borāzjān (c. 86 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Fīrūzābād (c. 66 600 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 77 km SE of Borazjan, Iran.
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