A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Shushtar in Iran on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 48.7153 East, latitude 31.8907 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 02:37:52 / 2:37 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/03/18 / 2018-03-27 23:07:52 / March 27, 2018 @ 11:07 pm. Unique identifier: us1000d9wt. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000d9wt. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ahvaz, Sūsangerd, Masjed Soleymān (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Event epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Ahvaz (c. 841 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Masjed Soleymān (c. 111 500 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Shūshtar (c. 77 500 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Shūsh (c. 52 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Sūsangerd (c. 41 400 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 21 km SW of Shushtar, Iran.
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