A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Kazerun in Iran. Exact location of earthquake, 51.5165° East, 29.5451° North, depth 25.39 km. The temblor was reported at 03:32:59 / 3:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/03/17 / 2017-03-17 00:02:59 / March 17, 2017 @ 12:02 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20008skq. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008skq. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.39 km (16 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Bandar-e Būshehr (c. 165 400 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Kāzerūn (c. 94 500 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Borāzjān (c. 86 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Nūrābād (c. 64 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bandar-e Būshehr, Nūrābād, Borāzjān.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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