A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Bandar ‘Abbas in Iran on Sunday. Unique identifier: us2000a92i. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a92i. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 56.2786 East, latitude 27.3403 North, depth = 33.31 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/08/17 / 2017-08-13 09:34:47 / August 13, 2017 @ 9:34 am. The temblor was reported at 13:04:47 / 1:04 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 33.31 km (21 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mīnāb, Qeshm, Bandar ‘Abbās. Event epicenter was 17 km (11 miles) from Bandar ‘Abbās (c. 352 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Mīnāb (c. 70 800 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Qeshm (c. 25 000 pop). Nearby 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 three 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 17 km N of Bandar ‘Abbas, Iran.
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