A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Borujerd in Iran. Global time and date of event 23/11/17 / 2017-11-23 22:30:50 / November 23, 2017 @ 10:30 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000btpe. Id of event: us2000btpe. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 48.7202 East, latitude 33.7745 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:00:50 / 2:00 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Khorramābād (c. 329 800 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Borūjerd (c. 252 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Malāyer (c. 176 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Nahāvand (c. 76 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Nūrābād (c. 73 500 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Aznā (c. 47 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nūrābād, Malāyer, Nahāvand (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).
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 two 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km SSW of Borujerd, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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