A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Rāvar in Iran. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/02/21 / 2021-02-05 22:46:27 / February 5, 2021 @ 10:46 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us6000deym. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000deym. Exact location of event, longitude 56.7316 East, latitude 31.5129 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:46:27 / 10:46 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Zarand (c. 59 000 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Rāvar (c. 40 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Shahrak-e Pābedānā (c. 6 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Zarand, Shahrak-e Pābedānā, Rāvar (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 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 five 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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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. 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: 28 km NNW of Rāvar, Iran.
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