A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 101 kilometers (63 miles) from Minab in Iran on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 22/01/20 / 2020-01-22 19:23:13 / January 22, 2020 @ 7:23 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 56.7613° East, latitude 28.0178° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 22:53:13 / 10:53 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us60007d34. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007d34. 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).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bandar ‘Abbās, Mīnāb. Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Event epicenter was 104 km (65 miles) from Bandar ‘Abbās (c. 352 200 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from Mīnāb (c. 70 800 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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