A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Bandar-e Lengeh in Iran. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 55.4203° East, 26.5158° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:06:18 / 7:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/03/20 / 2020-03-04 15:36:18 / March 4, 2020 @ 3:36 pm. Unique identifier: us600089fa. Ids that are associated to the event: us600089fa.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Khaşab, Bandar-e Lengeh. Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop), Oman (c. 2 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 54 km (33 miles) from Bandar-e Lengeh (c. 22 800 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Khaşab (c. 17 900 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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