A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Firuzabad in Iran on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us20005dfg. Event ids that are associated: us20005dfg. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/03/16 / 2016-03-25 04:49:36 / March 25, 2016 @ 4:49 am. The temblor was detected at 09:19:36 / 9:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 52.1208° East, 28.562° North, depth 10 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 54 km (34 miles) from Fīrūzābād (c. 66 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fīrūzābād (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 53 km SW of Firuzabad, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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