A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Kazerun in Iran. The temblor was reported at 11:18:18 / 11:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 52.0167° East, 29.6908° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/05/19 / 2019-05-18 07:48:18 / May 18, 2019 @ 7:48 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us70003my9. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003my9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 51 km (31 miles) from Shiraz (c. 1 249 900 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Akbarābād (c. 98 300 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Kāzerūn (c. 94 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Borāzjān (c. 86 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Nūrābād (c. 64 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Borāzjān, Akbarābād, Nūrābād (min 5000 pop).
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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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