A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Bushehr in Iran on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/08/20 / 2020-08-19 22:13:49 / August 19, 2020 @ 10:13 pm. Id of earthquake: us6000bhfz. Event ids that are associated: us6000bhfz. Exact location of event, longitude 51.4554 East, latitude 28.6521 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 22:13:49 / 10:13 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Borāzjān, Bandar-e Būshehr (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Bandar-e Būshehr (c. 165 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Borāzjān (c. 86 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 69 km ESE of Bushehr, Iran.
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