A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Jahrom in Iran. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/04/18 / 2018-04-16 15:32:17 / April 16, 2018 @ 3:32 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:02:17 / 7:02 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 52.8774 East, latitude 28.0347 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000e0zz. Event ids that are associated: us2000e0zz.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fīrūzābād (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Fīrūzābād (c. 66 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 83 km SW of Jahrom, Iran.
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