A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Bandar Abbas in Iran. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.65 km (27 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/10/20 / 2020-10-09 15:26:28 / October 9, 2020 @ 3:26 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:26:28 / 3:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 56.3344° East, latitude 27.8841° North, depth = 43.65 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c74a. Id of event: us6000c74a.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bandar ‘Abbās (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 78 km (48 miles) from Bandar ‘Abbās (c. 352 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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. 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: 77 km N of Bandar Abbas, Iran.
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