A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Shushtar in Iran. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 48.5581° East, 31.8455° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/12/17 / 2017-12-30 07:33:45 / December 30, 2017 @ 7:33 am. The temblor was detected at 11:03:45 / 11:03 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000cizr. Unique identifier: us2000cizr. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Masjed Soleymān, Ahvaz, Shūsh (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Ahvaz (c. 841 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Masjed Soleymān (c. 111 500 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Shūshtar (c. 77 500 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Shūsh (c. 52 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Sūsangerd (c. 41 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 35 km SW of Shushtar, Iran. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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