A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Bandar-e Lengeh in Iran. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/01/21 / 2021-01-17 02:50:17 / January 17, 2021 @ 2:50 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 55.1967 East, latitude 26.8766 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 02:50:17 / 2:50 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d0rz. Id of event: us7000d0rz.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bandar-e Lengeh. Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Bandar-e Lengeh (c. 22 800 pop).
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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-two 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.
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