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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 65 km N of Bandar Abbas, Iran

Earthquake location 27.7769S, 56.303WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 56.303° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 27.7769° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 42.65 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 65 km N of Bandar Abbas, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-08-03 12:35:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-04 13:58:11 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 298 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.821 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.69 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 67 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000b8pr Id of event.
Event Code 6000b8pr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000b8pr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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