A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 113 km NNE of Minab, Iran (70 miles) on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d3ay. Unique identifier: us1000d3ay. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 57.4152° East, 28.1312° North. The temblor was picked up at 11:05:32 / 11:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/03/18 / 2018-03-12 07:35:32 / March 12, 2018 @ 7:35 am UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twelve 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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