A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Lar in Iran on Wednesday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:58:08 / 11:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 54.1871 East, latitude 28.1091 North, depth = 45.31 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 45.31 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000av94. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000av94. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/09/17 / 2017-09-27 08:28:08 / September 27, 2017 @ 8:28 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dārāb, Gerāsh (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). The epicenter was 80 km (49 miles) from Dārāb (c. 63 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Gerāsh (c. 25 300 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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