A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Bushehr in Iran on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/09/20 / 2020-09-27 23:23:36 / September 27, 2020 @ 11:23 pm. Unique identifier: us6000c209. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c209. The temblor was reported at 23:23:36 / 11:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 51.2994 East, latitude 28.7704 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Bandar-e Būshehr (c. 165 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Borāzjān (c. 86 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Borāzjān, Bandar-e Būshehr (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 50 km ESE of Bushehr, Iran.
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