A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Minab in Iran. Global time and date of event 11/01/16 / 2016-01-11 15:53:36 / January 11, 2016 @ 3:53 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 19:23:36 / 7:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 57.4035° East, latitude 27.7773° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us10004diy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004diy.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (49 miles) from Mīnāb (c. 70 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mīnāb (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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