A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Lar in Iran on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 54.9093° East, latitude 27.3034° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 19:58:51 / 7:58 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 06/11/19 / 2019-11-06 16:28:51 / November 6, 2019 @ 4:28 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us700063z0. Unique identifier: us700063z0.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gerāsh, Bandar-e Lengeh (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Gerāsh (c. 25 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Bandar-e Lengeh (c. 22 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 69 km SE of Lar, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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