A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 118 km N of Minab, Iran (73 miles). The temblor was picked up at 04:35:30 / 4:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 57.3139 East, latitude 28.1942 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/11/16 / 2016-11-09 01:05:30 / November 9, 2016 @ 1:05 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us100078sg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100078sg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 118 km N of Minab, Iran.
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