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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, 40 km ESE of Kazerun, Iran

Earthquake location 29.4213S, 51.9994WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Kazerun in Iran on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000iuqb. Id of event: us2000iuqb. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 51.9994° East, latitude 29.4213° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/12/18 / 2018-12-11 22:45:34 / December 11, 2018 @ 10:45 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 02:15:34 / 2:15 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nūrābād, Fīrūzābād, Akbarābād (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Shiraz (c. 1 249 900 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Akbarābād (c. 98 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Kāzerūn (c. 94 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Borāzjān (c. 86 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Fīrūzābād (c. 66 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Nūrābād (c. 64 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each 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. 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. 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: 40 km ESE of Kazerun, Iran.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 51.9994° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 29.4213° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 40km ESE of Kazerun, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-12-11 22:45:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-12-21 03:21:40 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 259 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 5.821 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 87 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 us2000iuqb Id of event.
Event Code 2000iuqb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000iuqb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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