A 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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