A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Bandar-e Lengeh in Iran. The temblor was reported at 02:47:29 / 2:47 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/01/16 / 2016-01-01 23:17:29 / January 1, 2016 @ 11:17 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10004ddg. Event ids that are associated: us10004ddg. Exact location of earthquake, 55.1188° East, 26.5711° North, depth 10 km.
Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bandar-e Lengeh. Event epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Bandar-e Lengeh (c. 22 800 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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 23 km E of Bandar-e Lengeh, Iran. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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