A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Qeshm in Iran. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20009mef. Unique identifier: us20009mef. The temblor was picked up at 13:44:46 / 1:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 55.7589 East, latitude 26.9183 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/06/17 / 2017-06-14 10:14:46 / June 14, 2017 @ 10:14 am.
Event epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Bandar ‘Abbās (c. 352 200 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Qeshm (c. 25 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bandar ‘Abbās, Qeshm. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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