A 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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