A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Masjed Soleymān in Iran. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 49.063° East, 31.8773° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/11/20 / 2020-11-05 10:39:30 / November 5, 2020 @ 10:39 am. Id of earthquake: us7000car8. Event ids that are associated: us7000car8. 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). The temblor was picked up at 10:39:30 / 10:39 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Ahvaz (c. 841 100 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Masjed Soleymān (c. 111 500 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Shūshtar (c. 77 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Shūsh (c. 52 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Sūsangerd (c. 41 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Rāmhormoz (c. 38 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sūsangerd, Shūsh, Rāmhormoz (min 5000 pop). 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 two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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