A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Shushtar in Iran. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 48.8724° East, 32.398° North. The temblor was picked up at 13:17:07 / 1:17 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 08/03/20 / 2020-03-08 09:47:07 / March 8, 2020 @ 9:47 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008c04. Id of event: us60008c04.
Epicenter of the event was 65 km (41 miles) from Masjed Soleymān (c. 111 500 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Shūshtar (c. 77 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Shūsh (c. 52 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Masjed Soleymān, Shūsh, Shūshtar.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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