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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag has occurred near Hashtrūd in Iran

Earthquake location 37.7794S, 47.6781WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 47.6781° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.7794° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 64 km ENE of Hashtrūd, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-28 05:17:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-28 05:50:55 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 259 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 2.783 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.5 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 63 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000de9z Id of event.
Event Code 7000de9z An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000de9z, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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