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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 30 km NNE of Kāzerūn, Iran

Earthquake location 29.8801S, 51.7485WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Kāzerūn in Iran on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 17:33:13 / 5:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 51.7485 East, latitude 29.8801 North, depth = 16.348 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 16.348 km (10 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/06/24 / 2024-06-08 17:33:13 / June 8, 2024 @ 5:33 pm. Id of earthquake: us7000mr7r. Event ids that are associated: us7000mr7r.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yasuj, Borāzjān, Shiraz (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Event epicenter was 81 km (51 miles) from Shiraz (c. 1 249 900 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Yasuj (c. 96 800 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Kāzerūn (c. 94 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Borāzjān (c. 86 100 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Nūrābād (c. 64 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. 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: 30 km NNE of Kāzerūn, Iran.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 51.7485° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 29.8801° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 16.348 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 30 km NNE of Kāzerūn, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-06-08 17:33:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-08 20:54:21 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 284 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 73 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 6.311 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.72 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 86 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 us7000mr7r Id of event.
Event Code 7000mr7r An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000mr7r, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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