A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Kazerun in Iran on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 10:39:28 / 10:39 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000aqrw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000aqrw. Exact location of event, depth 33.12 km, 51.528° East, 29.7218° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/10/17 / 2017-10-05 07:09:28 / October 5, 2017 @ 7:09 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.12 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 17 km (10 miles) from Kāzerūn (c. 94 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Borāzjān (c. 86 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Nūrābād (c. 64 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Borāzjān, Nūrābād, Kāzerūn (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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