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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag strikes near Bandar-e Lengeh in Iran

Earthquake location 26.2734S, 55.0492WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Bandar-e Lengeh in Iran. Event id: us700063w2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700063w2. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 55.0492° East, 26.2734° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 12:37:21 / 12:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/11/19 / 2019-11-06 08:37:21 / November 6, 2019 @ 8:37 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

The epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Umm al Qaywayn (c. 44 400 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Bandar-e Lengeh (c. 22 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Umm al Qaywayn, Bandar-e Lengeh. Close country/countries, United Arab Emirates (c. 4 976 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days twenty-one 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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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: 35 km SSE of Bandar-e Lengeh, Iran. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 55.0492° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 26.2734° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 35km SSE of Bandar-e Lengeh, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-06 08:37:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-13 08:26:07 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 240 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 312 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 1.684 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.98 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 169 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 us700063w2 Id of event.
Event Code 700063w2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700063w2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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