A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Mashhad in Iran. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/01/21 / 2021-01-11 19:27:50 / January 11, 2021 @ 7:27 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 60.0985 East, latitude 35.802 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d7hm. Id of event: us6000d7hm. The temblor was detected at 19:27:50 / 7:27 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Torbat-e Jām, Mashhad. Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Mashhad (c. 2 307 200 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Torbat-e Jām (c. 58 900 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 70 km SE of Mashhad, Iran. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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