A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 117 km SSE of Kuh Sefid, Iran (73 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 57.1174 East, latitude 28.254 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 10:10:42 / 10:10 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/03/20 / 2020-03-27 06:40:42 / March 27, 2020 @ 6:40 am. Id of earthquake: us70008h58. Event ids that are associated: us70008h58.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 117 km SSE of Kuh Sefid, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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