A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Kazerun in Iran. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 51.3318 East, latitude 29.7223 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/08/18 / 2018-08-30 00:44:59 / August 30, 2018 @ 12:44 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000h55y. Id of event: us2000h55y. The temblor was picked up at 04:14:59 / 4:14 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Dogonbadan (c. 94 600 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Kāzerūn (c. 94 500 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Borāzjān (c. 86 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Nūrābād (c. 64 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Bandar-e Ganāveh (c. 52 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dogonbadan, Bandar-e Ganāveh, Borāzjān (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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