A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 104 km NNE of Bandar Abbas, Iran (65 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:40:23 / 6:40 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000bj52. Event ids that are associated: us6000bj52. Global time and date of event 22/08/20 / 2020-08-22 18:40:23 / August 22, 2020 @ 6:40 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 56.6074 East, latitude 28.0839 North, depth = 10 km. 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) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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 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: 104 km NNE of Bandar Abbas, Iran.
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