A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Do Gonbadan in Iran. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 04:41:37 / 4:41 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70008gek. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008gek. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/03/20 / 2020-03-22 01:11:37 / March 22, 2020 @ 1:11 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 50.8091° East, 30.243° North, depth 35 km.
Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Yasuj (c. 96 800 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Dogonbadan (c. 94 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Behbahān (c. 79 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Dehdasht (c. 69 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Nūrābād (c. 64 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Bandar-e Ganāveh (c. 52 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yasuj, Bandar-e Ganāveh, Nūrābād. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 12 km S of Do Gonbadan, Iran.
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