A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Bandar ‘Abbas in Iran on Monday. Event id: us70005h8e. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005h8e. Global time and date of event 16/09/19 / 2019-09-16 20:03:21 / September 16, 2019 @ 8:03 pm UTC/GMT. 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 event, depth 10 km, 56.3756° East, 27.5739° North. The temblor was reported at 23:33:21 / 11:33 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mīnāb, Qeshm, Bandar ‘Abbās (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Bandar ‘Abbās (c. 352 200 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Mīnāb (c. 70 800 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Qeshm (c. 25 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 43 km NNE of Bandar ‘Abbas, Iran.
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