A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Gerāsh in Iran. The temblor was detected at 20:47:53 / 8:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 54.0772 East, latitude 27.4458 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 11/12/20 / 2020-12-11 20:47:53 / December 11, 2020 @ 8:47 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cqdz. Unique identifier: us7000cqdz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 25 km (16 miles) from Gerāsh (c. 25 300 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Kīsh (c. 20 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kīsh, Gerāsh.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 25 km SSW of Gerāsh, Iran.
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