A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Yasuj in Iran on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: us6000dkma. Event ids that are associated: us6000dkma. Global time and date of event 24/02/21 / 2021-02-24 08:53:32 / February 24, 2021 @ 8:53 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 08:53:32 / 8:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 51.3877 East, latitude 30.7958 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dehdasht, Nūrābād, Dogonbadan (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Yasuj (c. 96 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Dogonbadan (c. 94 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Dehdasht (c. 69 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Nūrābād (c. 64 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Semīrom (c. 27 200 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 23 km NW of Yasuj, Iran.
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