A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes 101 kilometers (63 miles) from Bandar Bushehr in Iran on Thursday. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:04:47 / 10:04 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 51.6184° East, 28.3587° North, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/04/18 / 2018-04-19 06:34:47 / April 19, 2018 @ 6:34 am. Unique identifier: us1000dngn. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000dngn.
Earthquake epicenter was 102 km (63 miles) from Bandar-e Būshehr (c. 165 400 pop), 109 km (67 miles) from Borāzjān (c. 86 100 pop), 107 km (67 miles) from Fīrūzābād (c. 66 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Borāzjān, Fīrūzābād, Bandar-e Būshehr. Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourteen 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 SE of Bandar Bushehr, Iran.
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