A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Farsan in Iran. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/07/17 / 2017-07-30 15:37:40 / July 30, 2017 @ 3:37 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 50.564 East, latitude 31.818 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:07:40 / 7:07 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000a2q6. Event ids that are associated: us2000a2q6.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Borūjen, Farrokh Shahr, Shahrekord (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from Shahrekord (c. 129 200 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Borūjen (c. 52 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Farrokh Shahr (c. 32 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Fārsān (c. 25 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. 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: 48 km S of Farsan, Iran.
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