A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Shush in Iran. Exact location, longitude 47.8974° East, latitude 32.2969° North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/03/17 / 2017-03-20 23:44:56 / March 20, 2017 @ 11:44 pm. Unique identifier: us20008tfp. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008tfp. 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). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:14:56 / 3:14 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 88 km (54 miles) from Al ‘Amārah (c. 323 300 pop), 35 km (21 miles) from Shūsh (c. 52 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Dehlorān (c. 46 000 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Sūsangerd (c. 41 400 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Ābdānān (c. 19 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ābdānān, Al ‘Amārah, Sūsangerd (min 5000 pop).
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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: 34 km WNW of Shush, Iran.
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