A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Bandar-e Lengeh in Iran on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/01/20 / 2020-01-24 18:31:25 / January 24, 2020 @ 6:31 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 55.3366° East, 26.6604° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:01:25 / 10:01 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us60007pjt. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007pjt.
The epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Bandar-e Lengeh (c. 22 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bandar-e Lengeh (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 46 km ENE of Bandar-e Lengeh, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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