A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 111 km NNE of Bandar Abbas, Iran (69 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/08/20 / 2020-08-06 22:17:31 / August 6, 2020 @ 10:17 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bacu. Id of event: us6000bacu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:17:31 / 10:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 56.7025° East, latitude 28.1189° North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 111 km NNE of Bandar Abbas, Iran.
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