A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Bandar-e Lengeh in Iran. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a6va. Unique identifier: us2000a6va. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 55.4239 East, latitude 26.5413 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 12:54:38 / 12:54 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/08/17 / 2017-08-06 09:24:38 / August 6, 2017 @ 9:24 am.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop), Oman (c. 2 968 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khaşab, Bandar-e Lengeh. The epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Bandar-e Lengeh (c. 22 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Khaşab (c. 17 900 pop).
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. 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.
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