A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Shiraz in Iran. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:54:34 / 6:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 52.1565° East, 29.5913° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 28/01/20 / 2020-01-28 15:24:34 / January 28, 2020 @ 3:24 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us60007i7g. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007i7g. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 36 km (23 miles) from Shiraz (c. 1 249 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Akbarābād (c. 98 300 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Kāzerūn (c. 94 500 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Borāzjān (c. 86 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Fīrūzābād (c. 66 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Nūrābād (c. 64 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Borāzjān, Fīrūzābād, Nūrābād.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 37 km W of Shiraz, Iran.
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