A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Bāfq in Iran. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d5al. Id of event: us6000d5al. Exact location of earthquake, 55.782° East, 32.2939° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 19:27:58 / 7:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/01/21 / 2021-01-03 19:27:58 / January 3, 2021 @ 7:27 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from Bāfq (c. 31 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bāfq (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 84 km NNE of Bāfq, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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