A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Qeshm in Iran. Exact location, longitude 55.6566° East, latitude 26.8575° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/02/20 / 2020-02-25 11:42:08 / February 25, 2020 @ 11:42 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us70007web. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007web. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:12:08 / 3:12 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bandar-e Lengeh, Bandar ‘Abbās, Qeshm (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Bandar ‘Abbās (c. 352 200 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Qeshm (c. 25 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Bandar-e Lengeh (c. 22 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-four 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 62 km W of Qeshm, Iran. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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