A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Bandar ‘Abbas in Iran. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 55.6041 East, latitude 27.0976 North, depth = 10 km. 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: us2000jg6x. Id of event: us2000jg6x. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/02/19 / 2019-02-11 04:12:31 / February 11, 2019 @ 4:12 am. The temblor was detected at 07:42:31 / 7:42 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Bandar ‘Abbās (c. 352 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Qeshm (c. 25 000 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Bandar-e Lengeh (c. 22 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bandar-e Lengeh, Qeshm, Bandar ‘Abbās. Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 67 km W of Bandar ‘Abbas, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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