A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Dehloran in Iran. Exact location of earthquake, 47.3561° East, 32.6811° North, depth 10 km. 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) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/03/20 / 2020-03-13 07:02:04 / March 13, 2020 @ 7:02 am. The temblor was reported at 10:32:04 / 10:32 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us60008evx. Ids that are associated to the event: us60008evx.
Country/countries that might be effected, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shūsh, Kūhdasht, Al ‘Amārah (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 96 km (60 miles) from Al ‘Amārah (c. 323 300 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Kūhdasht (c. 100 200 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Shūsh (c. 52 300 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Dehlorān (c. 46 000 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Darreh Shahr (c. 25 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from ‘Alī al Gharbī (c. 19 700 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Ābdānān (c. 19 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km E of Dehloran, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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