A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Gerāsh in Iran on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, 54.3183° East, 27.4806° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bpsn. Id of event: us7000bpsn. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:26:07 / 9:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/09/20 / 2020-09-14 09:26:07 / September 14, 2020 @ 9:26 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 27 km (17 miles) from Gerāsh (c. 25 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gerāsh (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 27 km SE of Gerāsh, Iran.
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