A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, southern Iran kilometers (0 miles) from southern Iran. Exact location of earthquake, 52.0499° East, 29.5805° North, depth 10 km. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:28:28 / 1:28 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us60007h8p. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007h8p. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/01/20 / 2020-01-27 13:28:28 / January 27, 2020 @ 1:28 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). The epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Shiraz (c. 1 249 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Akbarābād (c. 98 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Kāzerūn (c. 94 500 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Borāzjān (c. 86 100 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Fīrūzābād (c. 66 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Nūrābād (c. 64 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fīrūzābād, Borāzjān, Akbarābād (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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