A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Shush in Iran on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 00:34:33 / 12:34 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 48.0433° East, latitude 32.269° North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/07/17 / 2017-07-10 21:04:33 / July 10, 2017 @ 9:04 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us100098n0. Ids that are associated to the event: us100098n0.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dehlorān, Shūshtar, Sūsangerd. Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Shūshtar (c. 77 500 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Shūsh (c. 52 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Dehlorān (c. 46 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Sūsangerd (c. 41 400 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 struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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