A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 99 kilometers (62 miles) from Bandar-e Ganaveh in Iran. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:50:42 / 5:50 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/01/20 / 2020-01-20 02:50:42 / January 20, 2020 @ 2:50 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 49.6725 East, latitude 29.0686 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us60007ld3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007ld3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Khārk (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khārk (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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