A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Qeshm in Iran. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/07/20 / 2020-07-27 11:12:39 / July 27, 2020 @ 11:12 am. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:12:39 / 11:12 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 37.09 km (23 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 55.9792 East, latitude 26.9135 North, depth = 37.09 km. Event id: us6000b4nn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b4nn.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Khaşab, Bandar ‘Abbās, Qeshm. Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop), Oman (c. 2 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 43 km (26 miles) from Bandar ‘Abbās (c. 352 200 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Qeshm (c. 25 000 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Khaşab (c. 17 900 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 29 km W of Qeshm, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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