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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 58 km NNE of Bandar ‘Abbas, Iran

Earthquake location 27.6632S, 56.5377WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Bandar ‘Abbas in Iran on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 23:45:46 / 11:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 56.5377 East, latitude 27.6632 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/02/18 / 2018-02-25 20:15:46 / February 25, 2018 @ 8:15 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000d7s8. Id of event: us2000d7s8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Event epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Bandar ‘Abbās (c. 352 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Mīnāb (c. 70 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Qeshm (c. 25 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Qeshm, Mīnāb, Bandar ‘Abbās.

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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 58 km NNE of Bandar ‘Abbas, Iran.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 56.5377° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 27.6632° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 58km NNE 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 2018-02-25 20:15:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-02-25 21:18:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 210 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.3 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 312 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 2.723 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.96 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 123 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 us2000d7s8 Id of event.
Event Code 2000d7s8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000d7s8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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