A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Yasuj in Iran. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:43:47 / 4:43 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000e3w3. Event ids that are associated: us1000e3w3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/05/18 / 2018-05-13 01:13:47 / May 13, 2018 @ 1:13 am. Exact location of earthquake, 51.5128° East, 30.6627° North, depth 10 km.
Epicenter of the event was 7 km (4 miles) from Yasuj (c. 96 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Dogonbadan (c. 94 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Dehdasht (c. 69 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Nūrābād (c. 64 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Semīrom (c. 27 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dehdasht, Semīrom, Dogonbadan (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 7 km W of Yasuj, Iran.
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