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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Ramhormoz in Iran

Earthquake location 31.4811S, 49.8846WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Ramhormoz in Iran on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude 49.8846 East, latitude 31.4811 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:23:20 / 11:23 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007tq3. Id of event: us70007tq3. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/02/20 / 2020-02-14 07:53:20 / February 14, 2020 @ 7:53 am.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aghajari, Omīdīyeh, Rāmshīr (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Masjed Soleymān (c. 111 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Omīdīyeh (c. 47 000 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Rāmhormoz (c. 38 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Aghajari (c. 21 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Rāmshīr (c. 19 500 pop). Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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. 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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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: 34 km NE of Ramhormoz, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 49.8846° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.4811° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 34km NE of Ramhormoz, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-02-14 07:53:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-01 13:51:38 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 210 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 284 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.351 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.77 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 76 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70007tq3 Id of event.
Event Code 70007tq3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70007tq3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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