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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 38 km NE of Bandar ‘Abbas, Iran



Earthquake location 27.4509S, 56.5354WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Bandar ‘Abbas in Iran on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 05:36:19 / 5:36 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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: 11/11/17 / 2017-11-11 02:06:19 / November 11, 2017 @ 2:06 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000blvp. Unique identifier: us2000blvp. Exact location of earthquake, 56.5354° East, 27.4509° North, depth 10 km.

Epicenter of the event was 39 km (24 miles) from Bandar ‘Abbās (c. 352 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Mīnāb (c. 70 800 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Qeshm (c. 25 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mīnāb, Qeshm, Bandar ‘Abbās (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).

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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 38 km NE of Bandar ‘Abbas, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 56.5354° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 27.4509° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 38km NE of Bandar 'Abbas, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-11 02:06:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-11 02:45:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 210 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 284 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 2.512 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 133 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 us2000blvp Id of event.
Event Code 2000blvp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000blvp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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