A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Yasuj in Iran on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude 51.6449° East, latitude 30.6259° North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70006t50. Unique identifier: us70006t50. The temblor was reported at 16:29:03 / 4:29 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/01/20 / 2020-01-01 12:59:03 / January 1, 2020 @ 12:59 pm. The earthquake occurred 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).
Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Semīrom, Dogonbadan, Nūrābād (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 7 km (4 miles) from Yasuj (c. 96 800 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Dogonbadan (c. 94 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Nūrābād (c. 64 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Semīrom (c. 27 200 pop).
Every 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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