A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Firuzabad in Iran on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 52.0803° East, 28.8039° North. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:00:13 / 11:00 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000ckvl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ckvl. The earthquake occurred 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). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/01/18 / 2018-01-18 19:30:13 / January 18, 2018 @ 7:30 pm.
The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Akbarābād (c. 98 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Fīrūzābād (c. 66 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Akbarābād, Fīrūzābād.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twelve 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.
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