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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Qarn?b?d in Iran

Earthquake location 37.1409S, 54.6734WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Qarn?b?d in Iran. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 13:49:00 / June 28, 2020 @ 1:49 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 54.6734 East, latitude 37.1409 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 13:49:00 / 1:49 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000adrn. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000adrn.

The epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Gorgān (c. 244 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Shahrud (c. 131 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Gonbad-e Kāvūs (c. 131 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Āzādshahr (c. 47 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kalāleh (c. 33 700 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Āq Qāyeh (c. 5 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shahrud, Kalāleh, Āq Qāyeh (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 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 one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 36 km NNE of Qarn?b?d, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 54.6734° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.1409° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 36 km NNE of Qarn?b?d, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-28 13:49:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-28 14:58:14 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 284 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 6.739 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 155 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000adrn Id of event.
Event Code 7000adrn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000adrn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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