A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Firuzabad in Iran. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/04/16 / 2016-04-11 11:44:45 / April 11, 2016 @ 11:44 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.78 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:14:45 / 4:14 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us20005gy0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005gy0. Exact location of earthquake, 52.1713° East, 28.5129° North, depth 30.78 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fīrūzābād (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Event epicenter was 54 km (33 miles) from Fīrūzābād (c. 66 600 pop).
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 53 km SW of Firuzabad, Iran.
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