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Moderate earthquake 5.4 mag, 26 km NW of Yasuj, Iran

Earthquake location 30.8207S, 51.3714WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Yasuj in Iran. Exact location of earthquake, 51.3714° East, 30.8207° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000difx. Event ids that are associated: us6000difx. The temblor was detected at 18:35:35 / 6:35 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/02/21 / 2021-02-17 18:35:35 / February 17, 2021 @ 6:35 pm.

Event epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Yasuj (c. 96 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Dogonbadan (c. 94 600 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Behbahān (c. 79 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Dehdasht (c. 69 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Nūrābād (c. 64 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Semīrom (c. 27 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Behbahān, Nūrābād, Dehdasht (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 26 km NW of Yasuj, Iran.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 51.3714° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 30.8207° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26 km NW of Yasuj, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-17 18:35:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-17 18:52:42 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 449 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 7.247 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.91 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 30 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000difx Id of event.
Event Code 6000difx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000difx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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