A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Yasuj in Iran. Exact location of earthquake, 51.3714° East, 30.8207° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000difx. Event ids that are associated: us6000difx. The temblor was detected at 18:35:35 / 6:35 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/02/21 / 2021-02-17 18:35:35 / February 17, 2021 @ 6:35 pm.
Event epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Yasuj (c. 96 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Dogonbadan (c. 94 600 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Behbahān (c. 79 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Dehdasht (c. 69 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Nūrābād (c. 64 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Semīrom (c. 27 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Behbahān, Nūrābād, Dehdasht (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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