A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Bandar-e Lengeh in Iran on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 06:04:51 / 6:04 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 54.9732 East, latitude 27.2075 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us700061mf. Ids that are associated to the event: us700061mf. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/10/19 / 2019-10-22 02:34:51 / October 22, 2019 @ 2:34 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bandar-e Lengeh (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Event epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Bandar-e Lengeh (c. 22 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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