A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Minab in Iran. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/11/16 / 2016-11-09 01:15:19 / November 9, 2016 @ 1:15 am. The temblor was detected at 04:45:19 / 4:45 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 57.3422 East, latitude 27.8514 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us100076dp. Event ids that are associated: us100076dp.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from Mīnāb (c. 70 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mīnāb. Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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