Kuwait felt Tremors after an earthquake of 5.3 magnitude struck in Iran.

Light tremors were felt around Kuwait around 10.55 pm. Many people confirmed the report that tremors were felt around Kuwait. Specially those living in high rise buildings effect was much more.

5.3 magnitude earthquake struck around southern part of Iran.Iran’s seismology centre says a 5.2 magnitude earthquake has rocked the southwestern part of the country.

The centre says the quake hit Monday near the town of Cheram in Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad province, some 544 kilometres (338 miles) southwest of the capital of Tehran.

There were no immediate reports of casualties.The centre says the quake happened at 12:21 a.m. local time at a depth of 10 kilometres (6 miles).

A 3.5 magnitude aftershock hit 10 minutes later, it added.Iran is located on major seismic faults and experiences one earthquake per day on average.

Earthquake Information:

Magnitude5.3
Date-Time4 Aug 2019 19:51:21 UTC5 Aug 2019 00:21:21 near epicenter4 Aug 2019 21:51:21 standard time in your timezone
Location30.629N 50.855E
Depth41 km
Distances30.5 km (18.9 mi) N of Dogonbadan, Iran33.3 km (20.6 mi) ESE of Dehdasht, Iran58.9 km (36.5 mi) E of Behbahan, Iran70.4 km (43.7 mi) W of Yasuj, Iran 85.9 km (53.2 mi) NW Iran
Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 11.8 km; Vertical 7.6 km
ParametersNph = 94; Dmin = 2032.5 km; Rmss = 0.91 seconds; Gp = 91°
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Event IDus 600050lk

Source: National Earthquake Information Center U.S. Geological Survey


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