A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Qeshm in Iran. Id of earthquake: us70005h4r. Event ids that are associated: us70005h4r. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34.36 km (21 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/09/19 / 2019-09-08 19:13:49 / September 8, 2019 @ 7:13 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:43:49 / 10:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 55.5638 East, latitude 26.9847 North, depth = 34.36 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Bandar ‘Abbās (c. 352 200 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Qeshm (c. 25 000 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Bandar-e Lengeh (c. 22 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bandar-e Lengeh, Bandar ‘Abbās, Qeshm (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 70 km W of Qeshm, Iran. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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