A 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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