A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 92 kilometers (57 miles) from Bandar ‘Abbas in Iran on Monday. The temblor was reported at 05:23:38 / 5:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 55.8972° East, 27.9463° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70005x5y. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005x5y. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/10/19 / 2019-10-14 01:53:38 / October 14, 2019 @ 1:53 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 93 km (58 miles) from Bandar ‘Abbās (c. 352 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bandar ‘Abbās.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 92 km NNW of Bandar ‘Abbas, Iran.
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