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Moderate earthquake: M5.1 quake has struck near Do Gonbadan in Iran

Earthquake location 30.3873S, 50.7777WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Do Gonbadan in Iran. Id of earthquake: us70009pe3. Event ids that are associated: us70009pe3. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/05/20 / 2020-05-24 09:11:28 / May 24, 2020 @ 9:11 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 50.7777 East, latitude 30.3873 North, depth = 10 km. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:41:28 / 12:41 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Yasuj (c. 96 800 pop), 4 km (2 miles) from Dogonbadan (c. 94 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Behbahān (c. 79 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Dehdasht (c. 69 700 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Nūrābād (c. 64 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Bandar-e Ganāveh (c. 52 800 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Aghajari (c. 21 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aghajari, Bandar-e Ganāveh, Yasuj (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km NNW of Do Gonbadan, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 50.7777° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 30.3873° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km NNW of Do Gonbadan, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-24 09:11:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-24 09:27:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 210 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 400 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 6.354 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 47 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70009pe3 Id of event.
Event Code 70009pe3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70009pe3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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