A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Lar in Iran. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/11/19 / 2019-11-06 07:40:43 / November 6, 2019 @ 7:40 am. Exact location, longitude 54.9533° East, latitude 27.259° North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us700063vr. Event ids that are associated: us700063vr. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 11:10:43 / 11:10 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gerāsh, Bandar-e Lengeh (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Gerāsh (c. 25 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Bandar-e Lengeh (c. 22 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 76 km SE of Lar, Iran.
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