A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Bandar ‘Abbas in Iran on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 01:56:01 / 1:56 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000d79q. Event ids that are associated: us1000d79q. Exact location of earthquake, 56.6133° East, 27.6181° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/03/18 / 2018-03-21 22:26:01 / March 21, 2018 @ 10:26 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Qeshm, Mīnāb, Bandar ‘Abbās. Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 58 km (36 miles) from Bandar ‘Abbās (c. 352 200 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Mīnāb (c. 70 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Qeshm (c. 25 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 58 km NE of Bandar ‘Abbas, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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