A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Kazerun in Iran. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 51.5454 East, latitude 29.5965 North, depth = 28.71 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.71 km (18 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/01/18 / 2018-01-09 08:56:42 / January 9, 2018 @ 8:56 am. Id of earthquake: us2000cn7b. Event ids that are associated: us2000cn7b. The temblor was picked up at 12:26:42 / 12:26 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 11 km (7 miles) from Kāzerūn (c. 94 500 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Borāzjān (c. 86 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Nūrābād (c. 64 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nūrābād, Borāzjān, Kāzerūn (min 5000 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 four and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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