A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Dehlorān in Iran on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/02/21 / 2021-02-21 01:51:35 / February 21, 2021 @ 1:51 am. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:51:35 / 1:51 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000ddm8. Event ids that are associated: us7000ddm8. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 47.6663 East, latitude 32.555 North, depth = 10 km.
Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from Shūsh (c. 52 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Dehlorān (c. 46 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Darreh Shahr (c. 25 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from ‘Alī al Gharbī (c. 19 700 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Ābdānān (c. 19 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was ‘Alī al Gharbī, Darreh Shahr, Shūsh (min 5000 pop).
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 40 km ESE of Dehlorān, Iran.
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