A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Bandar Abbas in Iran on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b8pr. Id of event: us6000b8pr. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.65 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 42.65 km, 56.303° East, 27.7769° North. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:35:02 / 12:35 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/08/20 / 2020-08-03 12:35:02 / August 3, 2020 @ 12:35 pm.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Qeshm, Bandar ‘Abbās (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Bandar ‘Abbās (c. 352 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Qeshm (c. 25 000 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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: 65 km N of Bandar Abbas, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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