A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Bandar-e Lengeh in Iran. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:26:52 / 5:26 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600064nz. Id of event: us600064nz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/10/19 / 2019-10-30 01:56:52 / October 30, 2019 @ 1:56 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 55.0313 East, latitude 27.2194 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Event epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Bandar-e Lengeh (c. 22 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bandar-e Lengeh (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 74 km NNE of Bandar-e Lengeh, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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