A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Dezful in Iran. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/12/19 / 2019-12-22 11:27:29 / December 22, 2019 @ 11:27 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us70006pss. Unique identifier: us70006pss. The temblor was picked up at 14:57:29 / 2:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 48.8291 East, latitude 32.519 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Masjed Soleymān, Shūsh, Shūshtar. The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Masjed Soleymān (c. 111 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Shūshtar (c. 77 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Shūsh (c. 52 300 pop). Nearby 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 two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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