A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Kazerun in Iran. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/02/17 / 2017-02-15 15:37:26 / February 15, 2017 @ 3:37 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008jzv. Unique identifier: us20008jzv. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:07:26 / 7:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 51.563 East, latitude 29.6211 North, depth = 23.56 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 23.56 km (15 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nūrābād, Borāzjān, Kāzerūn. Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 9 km (5 miles) from Kāzerūn (c. 94 500 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Borāzjān (c. 86 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Nūrābād (c. 64 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 was reported nearby.
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