A 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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