A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Mīnāb in Iran on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 20:29:07 / 8:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 57.9056° East, 26.9915° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/01/21 / 2021-01-02 20:29:07 / January 2, 2021 @ 8:29 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000d532. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d532.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mīnāb. Event epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Mīnāb (c. 70 800 pop). 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 one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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: 82 km E of Mīnāb, Iran.
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