A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Firuzabad in Iran. The temblor was picked up at 07:13:36 / 7:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/04/18 / 2018-04-29 03:43:36 / April 29, 2018 @ 3:43 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us1000du6d. Event ids that are associated: us1000du6d. Exact location of event, longitude 51.8238 East, latitude 28.5052 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Fīrūzābād (c. 66 600 pop). 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.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 82 km WSW of Firuzabad, Iran. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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