A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Mohr in Iran on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/08/20 / 2020-08-31 03:36:52 / August 31, 2020 @ 3:36 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:36:52 / 3:36 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bf5e. Id of event: us7000bf5e. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 53.1812° East, 27.8326° North, depth 10 km.
The epicenter was 96 km (60 miles) from Gerāsh (c. 25 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gerāsh (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 42 km NE of Mohr, Iran.
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