A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Fasā in Iran. The temblor was detected at 07:28:44 / 7:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 53.8187 East, latitude 28.6697 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/12/20 / 2020-12-08 07:28:44 / December 8, 2020 @ 7:28 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cp3l. Id of event: us7000cp3l. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 34 km (21 miles) from Fasā (c. 98 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Dārāb (c. 63 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Neyrīz (c. 45 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Neyrīz, Dārāb, Fasā (min 5000 pop).
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 twelve 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 34 km SSE of Fasā, Iran.
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