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Light earthquake, 4 mag was detected near Bandar ‘Abbas in Iran

Earthquake location 27.517S, 56.6919WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Bandar ‘Abbas in Iran. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:07:04 / 4:07 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 35.57 km (22 miles). Global time and date of event 11/11/17 / 2017-11-11 00:37:04 / November 11, 2017 @ 12:37 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 56.6919 East, latitude 27.517 North, depth = 35.57 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bluh. Id of event: us2000bluh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). The epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Bandar ‘Abbās (c. 352 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Mīnāb (c. 70 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Qeshm (c. 25 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Qeshm, Mīnāb, Bandar ‘Abbās.

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 54 km NE of Bandar ‘Abbas, Iran.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 56.6919° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 27.517° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35.57 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 54km 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 00:37:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-17 04:21:46 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 246 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 2.598 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.98 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 127 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 us2000bluh Id of event.
Event Code 2000bluh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bluh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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