A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 118 km NW of Bandar ‘Abbas, Iran (73 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 06:17:23 / 6:17 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us2000btdu. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000btdu. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 55.5556 East, latitude 28.0363 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 23/11/17 / 2017-11-23 02:47:23 / November 23, 2017 @ 2:47 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 118 km NW of Bandar ‘Abbas, Iran.
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