A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Yasuj in Iran on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude 51.4925 East, latitude 30.8256 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/02/21 / 2021-02-18 03:20:15 / February 18, 2021 @ 3:20 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:20:15 / 3:20 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000dkp8. Event ids that are associated: us6000dkp8.
Earthquake epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from Yasuj (c. 96 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Dogonbadan (c. 94 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Dehdasht (c. 69 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Nūrābād (c. 64 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Semīrom (c. 27 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dehdasht, Dogonbadan, Nūrābād (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 19 km NNW of Yasuj, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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