A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Torbat-e Jām in Iran. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 60.3935° East, latitude 35.9177° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 07:44:24 / 7:44 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000d21q. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d21q. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/01/21 / 2021-01-12 07:44:24 / January 12, 2021 @ 7:44 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mashhad, Torbat-e Jām. Event epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Mashhad (c. 2 307 200 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Torbat-e Jām (c. 58 900 pop). Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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