A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Khowy in Iran on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000di1p. Event ids that are associated: us7000di1p. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 45.0195 East, latitude 38.5153 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 05:46:28 / 5:46 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/03/21 / 2021-03-11 05:46:28 / March 11, 2021 @ 5:46 am.
Epicenter of the event was 7 km (4 miles) from Khvoy (c. 175 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Marand (c. 124 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Salmās (c. 81 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Nakhchivan (c. 64 800 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from (c. 31 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Culfa (c. 10 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Azerbaijan (c. 8 304 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nakhchivan, Yaycı, Culfa.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km ESE of Khowy, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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