A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Firuzabad in Iran. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/04/18 / 2018-04-06 17:51:20 / April 6, 2018 @ 5:51 pm. Exact location, longitude 52.1654° East, latitude 28.4912° North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dvpe. Id of event: us2000dvpe. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:21:20 / 9:21 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Fīrūzābād (c. 66 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fīrūzābād (min 5000 pop).
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 two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 55 km SW of Firuzabad, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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