A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 148 km SSW of Firuzabad, Iran (92 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/03/19 / 2019-03-05 00:17:01 / March 5, 2019 @ 12:17 am. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:47:01 / 3:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 51.7375° East, latitude 27.7292° North, depth = 10 km. 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: us1000jfik. Id of event: us1000jfik.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 148 km SSW of Firuzabad, Iran.
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