A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Qarnābād in Iran. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:42:19 / 5:42 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000cser. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cser. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/11/20 / 2020-11-21 05:42:19 / November 21, 2020 @ 5:42 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 54.624 East, latitude 36.5752 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 34 km (21 miles) from Gorgān (c. 244 900 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Shahrud (c. 131 900 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Gonbad-e Kāvūs (c. 131 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Dāmghān (c. 67 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Āzādshahr (c. 47 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Āq Qāyeh (c. 5 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Āq Qāyeh, Gonbad-e Kāvūs, Āzādshahr. Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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