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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake strikes near Bojnurd in Iran

Earthquake location 37.4391S, 57.7506WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (mg/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Bojnurd in Iran. The temblor was reported at 00:56:48 / 12:56 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 16.42 km (10 miles). Global time of event 19/05/15 / 2015-05-19 20:26:48 / May 19, 2015 @ 8:26 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 57.7506 East, latitude 37.4391 North, depth 16.42 km, unique identifier, us10002ala. Ids that are associated to the event, ,us10002ala,.

Close countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop), Turkmenistan (c. 4 941 000 pop). The epicenter was 80 km (49 miles) from Ashgabat (c. 727 700 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Bojnūrd (c. 192 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Qūchān (c. 111 800 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Esfarāyen (c. 59 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Abadan (c. 39 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Annau (c. 27 500 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Annau, Ashgabat, Abadan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 57.7506° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.4391° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 16.42 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37km E of Bojnurd, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-05-19 20:26:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-05-20 15:55:39 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 270 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 298 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 0.433 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 39 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 us10002ala Id of event.
Event Code 10002ala An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10002ala, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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