A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Akbarabad in Iran. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 53.1571° East, 29.281° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/05/19 / 2019-05-12 14:46:45 / May 12, 2019 @ 2:46 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003k1y. Id of event: us70003k1y. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:16:45 / 6:16 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fīrūzābād, Shiraz, Fasā. Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Shiraz (c. 1 249 900 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Akbarābād (c. 98 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Fasā (c. 98 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Fīrūzābād (c. 66 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 36 km E of Akbarabad, Iran.
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