A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Rāmhormoz in Iran on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/12/20 / 2020-12-27 15:56:53 / December 27, 2020 @ 3:56 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 49.5705 East, latitude 31.5423 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:56:53 / 3:56 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d3gg. Unique identifier: us6000d3gg.
Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (54 miles) from Ahvaz (c. 841 100 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Masjed Soleymān (c. 111 500 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Shūshtar (c. 77 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Omīdīyeh (c. 47 000 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Rāmhormoz (c. 38 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Rāmshīr (c. 19 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Omīdīyeh, Ahvaz, Shūshtar (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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.
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