A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Kazerun in Iran. Event id: us2000hixe. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hixe. Exact location, longitude 51.9485° East, latitude 29.3585° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/09/18 / 2018-09-23 06:54:27 / September 23, 2018 @ 6:54 am. The temblor was detected at 10:24:27 / 10:24 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from Shiraz (c. 1 249 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Akbarābād (c. 98 300 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Kāzerūn (c. 94 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Borāzjān (c. 86 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Fīrūzābād (c. 66 600 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Nūrābād (c. 64 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nūrābād, Fīrūzābād, Akbarābād (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 40 km SE of Kazerun, Iran. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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