A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Bandar-e Lengeh in Iran. The temblor was picked up at 21:31:05 / 9:31 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/01/21 / 2021-01-15 21:31:05 / January 15, 2021 @ 9:31 pm. Unique identifier: us7000d0gn. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d0gn. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 55.1772 East, latitude 26.9121 North, depth = 11.76 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.76 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 108 km (67 miles) from Qeshm (c. 25 000 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Bandar-e Lengeh (c. 22 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Qeshm, Bandar-e Lengeh.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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