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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 28 km SSW of Shushtar, Iran

Earthquake location 31.8321S, 48.69WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Shushtar in Iran. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us70008h7a. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008h7a. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 14:13:43 / 2:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/03/20 / 2020-03-27 10:43:43 / March 27, 2020 @ 10:43 am. Exact location of event, longitude 48.69 East, latitude 31.8321 North, depth = 10 km.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Masjed Soleymān, Shūsh, Ahvaz (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Ahvaz (c. 841 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Masjed Soleymān (c. 111 500 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Shūshtar (c. 77 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Shūsh (c. 52 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Sūsangerd (c. 41 400 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 28 km SSW of Shushtar, Iran.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 48.69° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.8321° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28km SSW of Shushtar, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-27 10:43:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-27 11:48:08 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 210 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 312 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 4.109 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.74 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 65 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70008h7a Id of event.
Event Code 70008h7a An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70008h7a, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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