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Light earthquake 4.6 mag, 35 km ENE of Kazerun, Iran

Earthquake location 29.6908S, 52.0167WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Kazerun in Iran. The temblor was reported at 11:18:18 / 11:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 52.0167° East, 29.6908° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/05/19 / 2019-05-18 07:48:18 / May 18, 2019 @ 7:48 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us70003my9. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003my9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 51 km (31 miles) from Shiraz (c. 1 249 900 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Akbarābād (c. 98 300 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Kāzerūn (c. 94 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Borāzjān (c. 86 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Nūrābād (c. 64 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Borāzjān, Akbarābād, Nūrābād (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 35 km ENE of Kazerun, Iran.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 52.0167° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 29.6908° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 35km ENE of Kazerun, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-05-18 07:48:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-18 08:18:39 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 210 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 326 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 6.017 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.82 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 47 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70003my9 Id of event.
Event Code 70003my9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003my9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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