A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Damavand in Iran on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 07/05/20 / 2020-05-07 20:18:22 / May 7, 2020 @ 8:18 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:48:22 / 11:48 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us70009bxr. Event ids that are associated: us70009bxr. Exact location, longitude 52.0572° East, latitude 35.7252° North, depth = 10 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Malārd, Karaj, Shahre Jadide Andisheh. Event epicenter was 57 km (36 miles) from Tehrān (c. 7 153 300 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Karaj (c. 1 448 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Qarchak (c. 251 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Āmol (c. 199 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Varāmīn (c. 179 600 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Shahre Jadide Andisheh (c. 80 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Robāţ Karīm (c. 62 800 pop).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 1 km NW of Damavand, Iran. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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