A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Mohr in Iran. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 15:57:21 / 3:57 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/08/20 / 2020-08-31 15:57:21 / August 31, 2020 @ 3:57 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 53.2175 East, latitude 27.7705 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bfa8. Unique identifier: us7000bfa8.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gerāsh (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 91 km (57 miles) from Gerāsh (c. 25 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 40 km NE of Mohr, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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