A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Bandar ‘Abbas in Iran. Exact location of earthquake, 55.871° East, 27.6852° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 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). All ids that are associated to the event: us600041r7. Unique identifier: us600041r7. Global time and date of event 17/06/19 / 2019-06-17 13:32:26 / June 17, 2019 @ 1:32 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:02:26 / 5:02 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Qeshm, Bandar ‘Abbās. Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Bandar ‘Abbās (c. 352 200 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Qeshm (c. 25 000 pop). Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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