A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 98 km S of Kuh Sefid, Iran (61 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us700098et. Event ids that are associated: us700098et. The temblor was reported at 23:58:09 / 11:58 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/05/20 / 2020-05-01 20:28:09 / May 1, 2020 @ 8:28 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 56.844° East, 28.3856° North.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. 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: 98 km S of Kuh Sefid, Iran.
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