A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Mohr in Iran. Exact location of event, longitude 53.2835 East, latitude 27.7465 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a3db. Unique identifier: us6000a3db. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:59:02 / 11:59 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 event in UTC/GMT: 31/05/20 / 2020-05-31 23:59:02 / May 31, 2020 @ 11:59 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from Gerāsh (c. 25 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gerāsh (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 44 km ENE of Mohr, Iran.
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