A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Gerāsh in Iran. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/10/20 / 2020-10-14 11:06:17 / October 14, 2020 @ 11:06 am. Exact location, longitude 54.4725° East, latitude 27.3958° North, depth = 10 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:06:17 / 11:06 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c886. Unique identifier: us6000c886. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gerāsh (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 45 km (28 miles) from Gerāsh (c. 25 300 pop). Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 45 km SE of Gerāsh, Iran.
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