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Light earthquake, 4 mag strikes near Bandar Abbas in Iran

Earthquake location 27.5453S, 55.7516WA light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Bandar Abbas in Iran. The temblor was picked up at 17:29:36 / 5:29 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000aa8h. Unique identifier: us7000aa8h. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/06/20 / 2020-06-24 17:29:36 / June 24, 2020 @ 5:29 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 55.7516° East, latitude 27.5453° North, depth = 39.52 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.52 km (25 miles).

Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Bandar ‘Abbās (c. 352 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Qeshm (c. 25 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Qeshm, Bandar ‘Abbās (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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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: 65 km NW of Bandar Abbas, Iran. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 55.7516° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 27.5453° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 39.52 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 65 km NW of Bandar Abbas, Iran Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-24 17:29:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-24 20:49:10 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 246 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 2.621 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.9 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 122 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 us7000aa8h Id of event.
Event Code 7000aa8h An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000aa8h, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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