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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Qeshm in Iran

Earthquake location 26.8575S, 55.6566WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 55.6566° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 26.8575° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 62km W of Qeshm, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-02-25 11:42:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-25 12:48:56 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 210 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 298 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.967 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 122 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70007web Id of event.
Event Code 70007web An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70007web, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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