A 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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