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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag has occurred near Minab in Iran



Earthquake location 27.902S, 56.9464WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 56.9464° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 27.902° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 84km N of Minab, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-08-31 01:30:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-31 02:01:53 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 210 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.5 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 417 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 3.018 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.05 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 78 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000add3 Id of event.
Event Code 2000add3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000add3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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