A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Borazjan in Iran. Exact location of event, depth 32.54 km, 51.6373° East, 29.0196° North. Unique identifier: us2000ai45. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ai45. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 18:54:09 / 6:54 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 32.54 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 15:24:09 / September 8, 2017 @ 3:24 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fīrūzābād, Bandar-e Būshehr, Kāzerūn (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Bandar-e Būshehr (c. 165 400 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Kāzerūn (c. 94 500 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Borāzjān (c. 86 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Fīrūzābād (c. 66 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 49 km SE of Borazjan, Iran. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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