A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Bandar ‘Abbas in Iran. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007bck. Id of event: us60007bck. 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). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/01/20 / 2020-01-20 14:49:36 / January 20, 2020 @ 2:49 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:19:36 / 6:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 56.3637° East, latitude 27.4706° North, depth = 10 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 33 km (20 miles) from Bandar ‘Abbās (c. 352 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Mīnāb (c. 70 800 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Qeshm (c. 25 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mīnāb, Qeshm, Bandar ‘Abbās (min 5000 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 32 km NNE of Bandar ‘Abbas, Iran. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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