A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Firuzabad in Iran on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dwqp. Id of event: us2000dwqp. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:53:19 / 6:53 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 52.1486° East, 28.5557° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/04/18 / 2018-04-09 03:23:19 / April 9, 2018 @ 3:23 am.
Close 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 Fīrūzābād. Event epicenter was 52 km (32 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 quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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 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: 52 km SW of Firuzabad, Iran.
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