A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Torbat-e Jām in Iran. Exact location of earthquake, 60.7017° East, 35.6165° North, depth 35.08 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/12/20 / 2020-12-20 18:45:11 / December 20, 2020 @ 6:45 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.08 km (22 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000csqx. Event ids that are associated: us7000csqx. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:45:11 / 6:45 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 42 km (26 miles) from Torbat-e Jām (c. 58 900 pop). Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Torbat-e Jām (min 5000 pop).
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 one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 41 km N of Torbat-e Jām, Iran.
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