A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Lar in Iran on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 54.747 East, latitude 27.1711 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70007rk2. Unique identifier: us70007rk2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 03:59:20 / 3:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/02/20 / 2020-02-17 00:29:20 / February 17, 2020 @ 12:29 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (51 miles) from Gerāsh (c. 25 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Bandar-e Lengeh (c. 22 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gerāsh, Bandar-e Lengeh.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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