A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Shushtar in Iran. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000d9y1. Event ids that are associated: us1000d9y1. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:25:09 / 3:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 48.6784° East, latitude 31.7987° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/03/18 / 2018-03-27 23:55:09 / March 27, 2018 @ 11:55 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Masjed Soleymān, Shūsh, Sūsangerd. Epicenter of the earthquake was 53 km (33 miles) from Ahvaz (c. 841 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Masjed Soleymān (c. 111 500 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Shūshtar (c. 77 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Shūsh (c. 52 300 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Sūsangerd (c. 41 400 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 32 km SSW of Shushtar, Iran.
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