A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Ahvaz in Iran. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 48.9745 East, latitude 31.4937 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:12:48 / 11:12 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009yv3. Id of event: us20009yv3. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/07/17 / 2017-07-21 07:42:48 / July 21, 2017 @ 7:42 am.
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 Shādegān, Rāmshīr, Sūsangerd. Epicenter of the earthquake was 34 km (21 miles) from Ahvaz (c. 841 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Masjed Soleymān (c. 111 500 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Shūshtar (c. 77 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Sūsangerd (c. 41 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Rāmhormoz (c. 38 800 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Shādegān (c. 37 200 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Rāmshīr (c. 19 500 pop).
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 one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 34 km ENE of Ahvaz, Iran.
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