Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 17 km east of Rāmhormoz, Ramhormoz, Khuzestan Province, Iran, on Monday, 16 Nov 1.36 pm (GMT +3:30) -

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake  - 17 km east of Rāmhormoz, Ramhormoz, Khuzestan Province, Iran, on Monday, 16 Nov 1.36 pm (GMT +3:30)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 6 km depth

16 Nov 10:20 UTC: First to report: IRSC after 14 minutes.
Update Mon, 16 Nov 2020, 10:21
Light 4.0 quake hits near Masjed Soleymān, Iran
4.0 quake 14 Km of Meydavud, Khuzestan, Iran, 16 Nov 1.36 pm (GMT +3:30)
4.0 quake 14 Km of Meydavud, Khuzestan, Iran, 16 Nov 1.36 pm (GMT +3:30)
Just 15 minutes ago, a 4.0-magnitude earthquake struck near the town of Rāmhormoz, Iran. The tremor was recorded around noon on Monday 16 November 2020 at 1.06 pm local time, at a very shallow depth of 6 km below the surface.
The event was filed by the Iranian Seismological Center (IRSC), the first seismological agency to report it.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows, etc. Weak shaking might have been felt in Rāmhormoz (pop. 38,800) located 17 km from the epicenter, Rāmshīr (pop. 19,500) 53 km away, and Omīdīyeh (pop. 47,000) 55 km away.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Aghajari (pop. 21,800) located 61 km from the epicenter, Behbahān (pop. 79,300) 85 km away, Masjed Soleymān (pop. 111,500) 89 km away, and Dehdasht (pop. 69,700) 90 km away.
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Earthquake data:

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Date & time: 16 Nov 2020 10:06:13 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 16 Nov 1.36 pm (GMT +3:30)
Magnitude: 4.0
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.25°N / 49.78°E (Iran)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (11 mi) E of Rāmhormoz (Ramhormoz) (pop: 38,800)
53 km (33 mi) NE of Rāmshīr (Ramhormoz) (pop: 19,500)
55 km (34 mi) N of Omīdīyeh (Omidiyeh) (pop: 47,000)
89 km (55 mi) SE of Masjed Soleymān (Khuzestan Province) (pop: 111,500)
104 km (65 mi) E of Ahvaz (pop: 841,100)
208 km (129 mi) NE of Basrah (Iraq) (pop: 2,600,000)
271 km (169 mi) NE of Kuwait City (Jibla, Kuwait) (pop: 60,100)
517 km (321 mi) SW of Tehran (pop: 7,153,300)
Primary data source: IRSC
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.06 km14 Km of Meydavud, Khuzestan, IranIRSC
M 4.06 kmWESTERN IRANEMSC

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
muharraq / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s
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