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Light earthquake: M4.8 quake has struck near Hashtrud in Iran

Earthquake location 37.8119S, 47.5142WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Hashtrud in Iran. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us600069v0. Event ids that are associated: us600069v0. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/11/19 / 2019-11-10 02:13:47 / November 10, 2019 @ 2:13 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:43:47 / 5:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 47.5142 East, latitude 37.8119 North, depth = 10 km.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khalkhāl, Ardabīl, Ahar (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Ardabīl (c. 410 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Ahar (c. 94 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Khalkhāl (c. 51 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Hashtrūd (c. 16 900 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 55 km NE of Hashtrud, Iran. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 47.5142° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.8119° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 55km NE of Hashtrud, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-10 02:13:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-10 02:34:17 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 354 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 2.726 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 114 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 us600069v0 Id of event.
Event Code 600069v0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600069v0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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