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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Farsan in Iran

Earthquake location 32.3256S, 50.0886WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Farsan in Iran. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000fy5a. Unique identifier: us2000fy5a. Exact location of earthquake, 50.0886° East, 32.3256° North, depth 63 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 63 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/06/18 / 2018-06-30 11:27:48 / June 30, 2018 @ 11:27 am. The temblor was detected at 14:57:48 / 2:57 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (45 miles) from Shahrekord (c. 129 200 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Masjed Soleymān (c. 111 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Farrokh Shahr (c. 32 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Fārsān (c. 25 100 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Fareydūnshahr (c. 11 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Masjed Soleymān, Farrokh Shahr, Shahrekord (min 5000 pop).

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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 45 km W of Farsan, Iran.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 50.0886° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.3256° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 63 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 45km W of Farsan, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-06-30 11:27:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-08 06:40:07 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 210 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 298 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 4.582 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.76 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 95 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000fy5a Id of event.
Event Code 2000fy5a An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000fy5a, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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