A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Rāmhormoz in Iran. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us6000cqes. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cqes. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/11/20 / 2020-11-16 10:06:11 / November 16, 2020 @ 10:06 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 49.612° East, 31.1676° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 10:06:11 / 10:06 am (local time epicenter).
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 Masjed Soleymān, Ahvaz, Behbahān. The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Ahvaz (c. 841 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Masjed Soleymān (c. 111 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Behbahān (c. 79 300 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Omīdīyeh (c. 47 000 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Rāmhormoz (c. 38 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Aghajari (c. 21 800 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 12 km S of Rāmhormoz, Iran.
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