A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 48 kilometers (30 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). Unique identifier: us6000dilj. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dilj. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/02/21 / 2021-02-18 07:06:16 / February 18, 2021 @ 7:06 am. The temblor was reported at 07:06:16 / 7:06 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 55.27 East, latitude 26.8224 North, depth = 10 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 49 km (30 miles) from Bandar-e Lengeh (c. 22 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bandar-e Lengeh (min 5000 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 48 km NE of Bandar-e Lengeh, Iran. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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