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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag has occurred near Masjed Soleymān in Iran

Earthquake location 31.8773S, 49.063WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Masjed Soleymān in Iran. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 49.063° East, 31.8773° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/11/20 / 2020-11-05 10:39:30 / November 5, 2020 @ 10:39 am. Id of earthquake: us7000car8. Event ids that are associated: us7000car8. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 10:39:30 / 10:39 am (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Ahvaz (c. 841 100 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Masjed Soleymān (c. 111 500 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Shūshtar (c. 77 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Shūsh (c. 52 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Sūsangerd (c. 41 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Rāmhormoz (c. 38 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sūsangerd, Shūsh, Rāmhormoz (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).

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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 23 km WSW of Masjed Soleymān, Iran.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 49.063° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.8773° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23 km WSW of Masjed Soleymān, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-05 10:39:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-05 12:08:27 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 340 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 1.596 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.03 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 85 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 us7000car8 Id of event.
Event Code 7000car8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000car8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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