A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Bandar Abbas in Iran on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 56.184° East, 27.508° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/09/20 / 2020-09-09 10:42:50 / September 9, 2020 @ 10:42 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bkas. Unique identifier: us7000bkas. The temblor was reported at 10:42:50 / 10:42 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Bandar ‘Abbās (c. 352 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Qeshm (c. 25 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Qeshm, Bandar ‘Abbās (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 36 km NNW of Bandar Abbas, Iran.
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