A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Qeshm in Iran. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ah90. Id of event: us7000ah90. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 05:58:37 / 5:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 55.8163° East, latitude 26.752° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/06/20 / 2020-06-27 05:58:37 / June 27, 2020 @ 5:58 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khaşab, Bandar ‘Abbās, Qeshm (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop), Oman (c. 2 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Bandar ‘Abbās (c. 352 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Qeshm (c. 25 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Khaşab (c. 17 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 50 km WSW of Qeshm, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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