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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Firuzabad in Iran

Earthquake location 28.8523S, 51.9738WA 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 58 km W of Firuzabad, Iran. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 51.9738° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 28.8523° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 58km W of Firuzabad, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-03-18 15:33:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-25 20:04:11 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 210 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 298 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 5.422 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.37 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 94 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000d83n Id of event.
Event Code 1000d83n An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000d83n, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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