A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Bandar-e Lengeh in Iran. Exact location of earthquake, 54.9821° East, 27.2125° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/10/19 / 2019-10-21 10:58:52 / October 21, 2019 @ 10:58 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 14:28:52 / 2:28 pm (local time epicenter). 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: us70005wp5. Unique identifier: us70005wp5. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gerāsh, Bandar-e Lengeh (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 97 km (61 miles) from Gerāsh (c. 25 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Bandar-e Lengeh (c. 22 800 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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