A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Shiraz in Iran. 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). The temblor was reported at 13:54:07 / 1:54 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us60008dlc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008dlc. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/03/20 / 2020-03-11 10:24:07 / March 11, 2020 @ 10:24 am. Exact location of earthquake, 52.162° East, 29.5028° North, depth 10 km.
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 Nūrābād, Fīrūzābād, Akbarābād. Earthquake epicenter was 38 km (23 miles) from Shiraz (c. 1 249 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Akbarābād (c. 98 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Kāzerūn (c. 94 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Fīrūzābād (c. 66 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Nūrābād (c. 64 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 38 km WSW of Shiraz, Iran.
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