A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Sh?shtar in Iran on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 00:04:12 / 12:04 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/06/20 / 2020-06-16 00:04:12 / June 16, 2020 @ 12:04 am. Unique identifier: us6000acjc. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000acjc. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 48.9947° East, 32.3558° North, depth 10 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 55 km (34 miles) from Masjed Soleymān (c. 111 500 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Shūshtar (c. 77 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Shūsh (c. 52 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shūsh, Masjed Soleymān, Shūshtar (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 36 km NNE of Sh?shtar, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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