A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Masjed Soleyman in Iran. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006ehm. Id of event: us70006ehm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 20:50:13 / 8:50 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/11/19 / 2019-11-29 17:20:13 / November 29, 2019 @ 5:20 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 49.8072 East, latitude 31.9263 North, depth = 10 km. 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). Epicenter of the earthquake was 48 km (30 miles) from Masjed Soleymān (c. 111 500 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Shūshtar (c. 77 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Rāmhormoz (c. 38 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Fārsān (c. 25 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shūshtar, Fārsān, Rāmhormoz (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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