A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Ramhormoz in Iran. All ids that are associated to the event: us60007es9. Unique identifier: us60007es9. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/01/20 / 2020-01-12 02:50:38 / January 12, 2020 @ 2:50 am. Exact location of earthquake, 49.5208° East, 31.5638° North, depth 35 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:20:38 / 6:20 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Ahvaz (c. 841 100 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Masjed Soleymān (c. 111 500 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Shūshtar (c. 77 500 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Omīdīyeh (c. 47 000 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Rāmhormoz (c. 38 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Rāmshīr (c. 19 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Omīdīyeh, Ahvaz, Shūshtar (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 32 km NNW of Ramhormoz, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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