A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Bandar ‘Abbas in Iran. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 56.6446 East, latitude 27.5441 North, depth = 37.26 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 37.26 km (23 miles). The temblor was detected at 16:03:13 / 4:03 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/03/18 / 2018-03-21 12:33:13 / March 21, 2018 @ 12:33 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d71c. Unique identifier: us1000d71c. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 54 km (33 miles) from Bandar ‘Abbās (c. 352 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Mīnāb (c. 70 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Qeshm (c. 25 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Qeshm, Mīnāb, Bandar ‘Abbās (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 53 km NE of Bandar ‘Abbas, Iran.
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