A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Rasht in Iran. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us70007nqw. Event ids that are associated: us70007nqw. The temblor was reported at 14:23:45 / 2:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 49.6201 East, latitude 37.0424 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 12/02/20 / 2020-02-12 10:53:45 / February 12, 2020 @ 10:53 am UTC/GMT. 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 Qazvin, Alvand, Rūdsar. Epicenter of the earthquake was 27 km (17 miles) from Rasht (c. 594 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Qazvin (c. 333 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Bandar-e Anzalī (c. 110 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Alvand (c. 74 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Langarūd (c. 68 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Rūdsar (c. 47 500 pop). Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 26 km S of Rasht, Iran.
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