A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Farsan in Iran on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 30.16 km (19 miles). The temblor was detected at 16:50:32 / 4:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 50.0413 East, latitude 31.9011 North, depth = 30.16 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/11/16 / 2016-11-11 13:20:32 / November 11, 2016 @ 1:20 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us100076w4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100076w4.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shahrekord, Rāmhormoz, Masjed Soleymān (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Shahrekord (c. 129 200 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Masjed Soleymān (c. 111 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Rāmhormoz (c. 38 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Fārsān (c. 25 100 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 three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 62 km SW of Farsan, Iran.
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