A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Dāmghān in Iran. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bev6. Id of event: us7000bev6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 19:01:03 / 7:01 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/08/20 / 2020-08-29 19:01:03 / August 29, 2020 @ 7:01 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 54.4661° East, 36.3614° North, depth 10 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Behshahr, Gorgān, Shahrud. Earthquake epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Gorgān (c. 244 900 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Shahrud (c. 131 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Behshahr (c. 93 500 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Dāmghān (c. 67 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 24 km NNE of Dāmghān, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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