A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Ravar in Iran. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 56.6379° East, 31.2025° North. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:03:48 / 4:03 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70007vgv. Event ids that are associated: us70007vgv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/02/20 / 2020-02-24 00:33:48 / February 24, 2020 @ 12:33 am.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Zarand, Shahrak-e Pābedānā, Rāvar. The epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Zarand (c. 59 000 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Rāvar (c. 40 200 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Shahrak-e Pābedānā (c. 6 500 pop). Nearby 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 17 km WSW of Ravar, Iran.
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