A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 160 km S of Firuzabad, Iran (99 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/10/17 / 2017-10-14 17:38:45 / October 14, 2017 @ 5:38 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 52.4218 East, latitude 27.4014 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000aunf. Id of event: us1000aunf. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:08:45 / 9:08 pm (local time epicenter).
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 was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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