A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Firuzabad in Iran. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.58 km (20 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/04/17 / 2017-04-27 17:21:51 / April 27, 2017 @ 5:21 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 52.6327° East, 28.4962° North, depth 32.58 km. The temblor was reported at 20:51:51 / 8:51 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10008lcg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008lcg.
Event epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Akbarābād (c. 98 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Fīrūzābād (c. 66 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Akbarābād, Fīrūzābād (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 38 km S of Firuzabad, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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