A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Hashtrūd in Iran on Sunday. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:17:18 / 5:17 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/02/21 / 2021-02-28 05:17:18 / February 28, 2021 @ 5:17 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 47.6781 East, latitude 37.7794 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us7000de9z. Event ids that are associated: us7000de9z.
Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khalkhāl, Ardabīl, Hashtrūd. Epicenter of the event was 75 km (47 miles) from Ardabīl (c. 410 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Khalkhāl (c. 51 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Hashtrūd (c. 16 900 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 one 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 64 km ENE of Hashtrūd, Iran.
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