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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag strikes near Mīnāb in Iran

Earthquake location 28.0463S, 56.8427WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 104 kilometers (65 miles) from Mīnāb in Iran on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/03/21 / 2021-03-14 12:54:10 / March 14, 2021 @ 12:54 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 56.8427 East, latitude 28.0463 North, depth = 50.45 km. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:54:10 / 12:54 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50.45 km (31 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dja3. Id of event: us7000dja3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mīnāb (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Event epicenter was 105 km (65 miles) from Mīnāb (c. 70 800 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 104 km NNW of Mīnāb, Iran. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 56.8427° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 28.0463° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 50.45 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 104 km NNW of Mīnāb, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-03-14 12:54:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-14 13:12:39 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 400 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 3.141 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 142 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000dja3 Id of event.
Event Code 7000dja3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000dja3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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