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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Neyshābūr in Iran

Earthquake location 36.4132S, 58.617WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Neyshābūr in Iran. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d7qt. Unique identifier: us6000d7qt. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/01/21 / 2021-01-12 12:16:54 / January 12, 2021 @ 12:16 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:16:54 / 12:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 58.617 East, latitude 36.4132 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sabzevar, Mashhad, Qūchān (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Mashhad (c. 2 307 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Sabzevar (c. 226 200 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Nīshābūr (c. 220 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Qūchān (c. 111 800 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Chenārān (c. 46 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 27 km NW of Neyshābūr, Iran. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 58.617° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.4132° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27 km NW of Neyshābūr, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-12 12:16:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-12 13:23:42 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 284 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 3.586 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.78 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 138 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000d7qt Id of event.
Event Code 6000d7qt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000d7qt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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