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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag strikes near Semirom in Iran

Earthquake location 31.5102S, 50.9897WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Semirom in Iran. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/06/18 / 2018-06-13 01:41:31 / June 13, 2018 @ 1:41 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 05:11:31 / 5:11 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000ephz. Unique identifier: us1000ephz. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 50.9897 East, latitude 31.5102 North, depth = 10 km.

Epicenter of the event was 91 km (57 miles) from Shahrekord (c. 129 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Dehdasht (c. 69 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Borūjen (c. 52 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Farrokh Shahr (c. 32 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Semīrom (c. 27 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Fārsān (c. 25 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fārsān, Shahrekord, Dehdasht. Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven 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.

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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: 55 km W of Semirom, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 50.9897° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.5102° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 55km W of Semirom, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-06-13 01:41:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-13 02:01:17 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 210 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 271 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 5.691 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.35 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 84 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 us1000ephz Id of event.
Event Code 1000ephz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000ephz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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