A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 96 kilometers (60 miles) from Bandar ‘Abbas in Iran on Monday. Id of earthquake: us60008g7m. Event ids that are associated: us60008g7m. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/03/20 / 2020-03-15 22:04:25 / March 15, 2020 @ 10:04 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 01:34:25 / 1:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 7.97 km, 55.3354° East, 27.391° North. 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 7.97 km (5 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Qeshm, Bandar-e Lengeh, Bandar ‘Abbās (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 96 km (60 miles) from Bandar ‘Abbās (c. 352 200 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Qeshm (c. 25 000 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Bandar-e Lengeh (c. 22 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 96 km WNW of Bandar ‘Abbas, Iran.
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