A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Fīrūzābād in Iran. Id of earthquake: us6000bzpa. Event ids that are associated: us6000bzpa. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 04:29:05 / 4:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 52.077 East, latitude 28.6499 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/09/20 / 2020-09-17 04:29:05 / September 17, 2020 @ 4:29 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 53 km (33 miles) from Fīrūzābād (c. 66 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fīrūzābād.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 52 km WSW of Fīrūzābād, Iran. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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