A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Shushtar in Iran on Saturday. 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 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/12/17 / 2017-12-30 07:48:19 / December 30, 2017 @ 7:48 am. Event id: us2000cizm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cizm. Exact location of earthquake, 48.6911° East, 31.7046° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was reported at 11:18:19 / 11:18 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 43 km (27 miles) from Ahvaz (c. 841 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Masjed Soleymān (c. 111 500 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Shūshtar (c. 77 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Shūsh (c. 52 300 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Sūsangerd (c. 41 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shūsh, Masjed Soleymān, Sūsangerd. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 40 km SSW of Shushtar, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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