A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Damavand in Iran on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, 52.0286° East, 35.9038° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 12:41:38 / 12:41 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us6000a0gm. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000a0gm. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/05/20 / 2020-05-27 09:11:38 / May 27, 2020 @ 9:11 am.
Earthquake epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Tehrān (c. 7 153 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Qarchak (c. 251 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Āmol (c. 199 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Varāmīn (c. 179 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Pīshvā (c. 53 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Īstgāh-e Rāh Āhan-e Garmsār (c. 49 500 pop). Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Eqbālīyeh, Īstgāh-e Rāh Āhan-e Garmsār, .
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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