A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Minab in Iran. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/08/17 / 2017-08-31 01:30:27 / August 31, 2017 @ 1:30 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 56.9464 East, latitude 27.902 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us2000add3. Event ids that are associated: us2000add3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:00:27 / 5:00 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bandar ‘Abbās, Mīnāb (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 103 km (64 miles) from Bandar ‘Abbās (c. 352 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Mīnāb (c. 70 800 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 84 km N of Minab, Iran. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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