A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 92 kilometers (57 miles) from Bam in Iran. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 113.47 km (71 miles). Global time and date of event 20/05/16 / 2016-05-20 11:59:14 / May 20, 2016 @ 11:59 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 113.47 km, 58.5829° East, 28.2982° North. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:29:14 / 4:29 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10005isk. Ids that are associated to the event: us10005isk.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). The epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Bam (c. 99 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bam.
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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 92 km SSE of Bam, Iran. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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