A 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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