A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Borazjan in Iran on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us2000bq8s. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bq8s. The temblor was detected at 14:50:19 / 2:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/11/17 / 2017-11-07 11:20:19 / November 7, 2017 @ 11:20 am. 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 42.32 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 51.6709° East, 28.7005° North, depth 42.32 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fīrūzābād, Bandar-e Būshehr, Borāzjān (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). The epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Bandar-e Būshehr (c. 165 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Borāzjān (c. 86 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Fīrūzābād (c. 66 600 pop).
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. 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.
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