A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, southern Iran kilometers (0 miles) from southern Iran. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:14:06 / 8:14 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000almy. Event ids that are associated: us7000almy. Exact location of event, longitude 53.5008 East, latitude 27.7484 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/07/20 / 2020-07-10 20:14:06 / July 10, 2020 @ 8:14 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gerāsh. Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from Gerāsh (c. 25 300 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 three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: southern Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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