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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Dogonbadan in Iran

Earthquake location 30.5333S, 50.6799WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Dogonbadan in Iran on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/09/20 / 2020-09-29 02:03:53 / September 29, 2020 @ 2:03 am. Event id: us6000c2dg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c2dg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:03:53 / 2:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 50.6799 East, latitude 30.5333 North, depth = 10 km.

Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Yasuj (c. 96 800 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Dogonbadan (c. 94 600 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Behbahān (c. 79 300 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Dehdasht (c. 69 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Aghajari (c. 21 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yasuj, Aghajari, Behbahān (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).

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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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: 22 km NNW of Dogonbadan, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 50.6799° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 30.5333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22 km NNW of Dogonbadan, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-29 02:03:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-29 02:13:28 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 284 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 6.189 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.5 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 82 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 us6000c2dg Id of event.
Event Code 6000c2dg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000c2dg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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