A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Minab in Iran. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.46 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 09:40:46 / 9:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/09/17 / 2017-09-01 06:10:46 / September 1, 2017 @ 6:10 am. Exact location, longitude 57.1097° East, latitude 27.8271° North, depth = 35.46 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000arl2. Id of event: us2000arl2.
Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mīnāb (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 77 km (48 miles) from Mīnāb (c. 70 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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