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Moderate earthquake: M5.4 quake has struck near Minab in Iran

Earthquake location 27.9804S, 57.6392WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 107 kilometers (66 miles) from Minab in Iran. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 07/03/18 / 2018-03-07 14:46:09 / March 7, 2018 @ 2:46 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us2000ddrw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ddrw. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:16:09 / 6:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 57.6392 East, latitude 27.9804 North, depth = 10 km.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mīnāb. Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 109 km (68 miles) from Mīnāb (c. 70 800 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 107 km NNE of Minab, Iran. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 57.6392° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 27.9804° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 107km NNE of Minab, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-03-07 14:46:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-07 15:05:01 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 449 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 3.285 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 60 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 us2000ddrw Id of event.
Event Code 2000ddrw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ddrw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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