A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Kazerun in Iran. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000byan. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000byan. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 51.9518 East, latitude 29.4882 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/12/17 / 2017-12-30 20:53:25 / December 30, 2017 @ 8:53 pm. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:23:25 / 12:23 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fīrūzābād, Akbarābād, Nūrābād (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Event epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Shiraz (c. 1 249 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Akbarābād (c. 98 300 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Kāzerūn (c. 94 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Borāzjān (c. 86 100 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Fīrūzābād (c. 66 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Nūrābād (c. 64 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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