A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Firuzabad in Iran on Sunday. Global time and date of event 18/03/18 / 2018-03-18 15:33:59 / March 18, 2018 @ 3:33 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:03:59 / 7:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 51.9738 East, latitude 28.8523 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d83n. Id of event: us1000d83n.
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 Kāzerūn, Akbarābād, Borāzjān. Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Akbarābād (c. 98 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Kāzerūn (c. 94 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Borāzjān (c. 86 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Fīrūzābād (c. 66 600 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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