A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Bandar Abbas in Iran. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 55.39 East, latitude 27.4113 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000bzrr. Event ids that are associated: us6000bzrr. The temblor was detected at 19:43:31 / 7:43 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 22/09/20 / 2020-09-22 19:43:31 / September 22, 2020 @ 7:43 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bandar ‘Abbās (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 91 km (57 miles) from Bandar ‘Abbās (c. 352 200 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 thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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: 91 km WNW of Bandar Abbas, Iran.
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