A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Bandar ‘Abbas in Iran. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70007ray. Unique identifier: us70007ray. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:51:54 / 3:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 55.8241° East, 27.2021° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/02/20 / 2020-02-16 12:21:54 / February 16, 2020 @ 12:21 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Bandar ‘Abbās (c. 352 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Qeshm (c. 25 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Qeshm, Bandar ‘Abbās. Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 45 km W of Bandar ‘Abbas, Iran.
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