A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Shushtar in Iran on Monday. The temblor was reported at 08:15:24 / 8:15 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us60008f4g. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008f4g. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/03/20 / 2020-03-09 04:45:24 / March 9, 2020 @ 4:45 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 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). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 48.9324° East, 32.2196° North.
Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shūsh, Masjed Soleymān, Shūshtar. Earthquake epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Masjed Soleymān (c. 111 500 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Shūshtar (c. 77 500 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Shūsh (c. 52 300 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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