A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Dezful in Iran. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/11/17 / 2017-11-20 03:17:25 / November 20, 2017 @ 3:17 am. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:47:25 / 6:47 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000brp5. Event ids that are associated: us2000brp5. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 48.7011 East, latitude 32.7087 North, depth = 10 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Khorramābād (c. 329 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Shūshtar (c. 77 500 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Shūsh (c. 52 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khorramābād, Shūshtar, Shūsh.
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 have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 45 km NE of Dezful, Iran.
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