A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Bandar-e Lengeh in Iran. Exact location of earthquake, 54.8563° East, 27.2047° North, depth 10 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:31:01 / 9:31 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us60006ai1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006ai1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/11/19 / 2019-11-12 06:01:01 / November 12, 2019 @ 6:01 am UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 88 km (54 miles) from Gerāsh (c. 25 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Bandar-e Lengeh (c. 22 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gerāsh, Bandar-e Lengeh. 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 six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 71 km N of Bandar-e Lengeh, Iran.
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