A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 101 km NNE of Minab, Iran (63 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:20:16 / 6:20 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 07/03/18 / 2018-03-07 14:50:16 / March 7, 2018 @ 2:50 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 57.639° East, 27.9118° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d4tg. Id of event: us1000d4tg. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 101 km NNE of Minab, Iran.
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