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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Behshahr in Iran

Earthquake location 36.2943S, 53.5556WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Behshahr in Iran on Sunday. Exact location, longitude 53.5556° East, latitude 36.2943° North, depth = 10 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:04:42 / 3:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/09/20 / 2020-09-13 03:04:42 / September 13, 2020 @ 3:04 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000bmlb. Event ids that are associated: us7000bmlb.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bābolsar, Bābol, Semnān. The epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Sari (c. 255 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Bābol (c. 202 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Semnān (c. 124 800 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Behshahr (c. 93 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Dāmghān (c. 67 700 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Nekā (c. 48 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Bābolsar (c. 48 100 pop).

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 two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. 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: 44 km S of Behshahr, Iran.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 53.5556° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.2943° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 44 km S of Behshahr, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-13 03:04:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-13 03:19:38 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 312 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 6.482 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.96 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 69 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 us7000bmlb Id of event.
Event Code 7000bmlb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000bmlb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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