A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Gerash in Iran on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us70009kv1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009kv1. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 13:50:52 / May 12, 2020 @ 1:50 pm. The temblor was picked up at 17:20:52 / 5:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 53.5393° East, latitude 27.739° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 59 km (37 miles) from Gerāsh (c. 25 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gerāsh.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 ten 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.
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