A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Behbah?n in Iran. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000a1k1. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000a1k1. Exact location of earthquake, 50.3614° East, 30.5276° North, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/05/20 / 2020-05-29 08:03:33 / May 29, 2020 @ 8:03 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 08:03:33 / 8:03 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 46 km (29 miles) from Dogonbadan (c. 94 600 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Behbahān (c. 79 300 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Dehdasht (c. 69 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Omīdīyeh (c. 47 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Aghajari (c. 21 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Omīdīyeh, Aghajari, Dogonbadan.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 13 km ESE of Behbah?n, Iran.
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