A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Mehran in Iran. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/12/19 / 2019-12-28 10:20:28 / December 28, 2019 @ 10:20 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 13:50:28 / 1:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 46.5702° East, latitude 33.0013° North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us70006rv6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006rv6. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Al Kūt, Ābdānān, Darreh Shahr (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Al Kūt (c. 315 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Īlām (c. 140 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Dehlorān (c. 46 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Darreh Shahr (c. 25 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from ‘Alī al Gharbī (c. 19 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Ābdānān (c. 19 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mehrān (c. 11 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 40 km ESE of Mehran, Iran.
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