A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Lar in Iran on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, 54.3812° East, 27.9295° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us60009ctr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60009ctr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/04/20 / 2020-04-26 16:12:53 / April 26, 2020 @ 4:12 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:42:53 / 7:42 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 93 km (58 miles) from Dārāb (c. 63 300 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Gerāsh (c. 25 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dārāb, Gerāsh. Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 27 km N of Lar, Iran.
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