A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Borazjan in Iran. Id of earthquake: us2000af18. Event ids that are associated: us2000af18. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.47 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 12:49:04 / September 3, 2017 @ 12:49 pm. The temblor was picked up at 16:19:04 / 4:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 51.6345° East, 29.0544° North, depth 33.47 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fīrūzābād, Bandar-e Būshehr, Kāzerūn. Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Bandar-e Būshehr (c. 165 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Kāzerūn (c. 94 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Borāzjān (c. 86 100 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Fīrūzābād (c. 66 600 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 47 km ESE of Borazjan, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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