A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Abhar in Iran. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cckl. Unique identifier: us6000cckl. Global time and date of event 24/10/20 / 2020-10-24 11:34:18 / October 24, 2020 @ 11:34 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 48.9098° East, 35.8067° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was reported at 11:34:18 / 11:34 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 104 km (65 miles) from Zanjān (c. 357 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Alvand (c. 74 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Tākestān (c. 71 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Abhar (c. 69 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Khorramdarreh (c. 50 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Zanjān, Tākestān, Alvand.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 46 km SW of Abhar, Iran. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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