A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Kāzerūn in Iran on Thursday. Exact location, longitude 51.4363° East, latitude 29.5102° North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 24/09/20 / 2020-09-24 13:15:15 / September 24, 2020 @ 1:15 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:15:15 / 1:15 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000c0hf. Event ids that are associated: us6000c0hf. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Bandar-e Būshehr (c. 165 400 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Kāzerūn (c. 94 500 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Borāzjān (c. 86 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Nūrābād (c. 64 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Bandar-e Ganāveh (c. 52 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bandar-e Ganāveh, Bandar-e Būshehr, Nūrābād (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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