A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Bandar ‘Abbas in Iran. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 56.1761° East, latitude 27.4713° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/12/18 / 2018-12-05 20:12:37 / December 5, 2018 @ 8:12 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us1000i317. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000i317. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:42:37 / 11:42 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Qeshm, Bandar ‘Abbās (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 33 km (21 miles) from Bandar ‘Abbās (c. 352 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Qeshm (c. 25 000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 33 km NNW of Bandar ‘Abbas, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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