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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Shushtar in Iran

Earthquake location 32.0046S, 48.755WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Shushtar in Iran on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude 48.755 East, latitude 32.0046 North, depth = 35 km. The temblor was picked up at 17:38:37 / 5:38 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). 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: 29/03/18 / 2018-03-29 14:08:37 / March 29, 2018 @ 2:08 pm. Unique identifier: us1000darl. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000darl.

Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 77 km (48 miles) from Ahvaz (c. 841 100 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Masjed Soleymān (c. 111 500 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Shūshtar (c. 77 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Shūsh (c. 52 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Sūsangerd (c. 41 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ahvaz, Sūsangerd, Shūsh.

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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 10 km WSW of Shushtar, Iran.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 48.755° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.0046° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km WSW of Shushtar, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-03-29 14:08:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-29 16:06:35 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 259 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 4.006 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.44 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 113 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 us1000darl Id of event.
Event Code 1000darl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000darl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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