Strong mag. 5.3 earthquake - 82 km north of Bandar-e Lengeh, Hormozgan, Iran, on Wednesday, 6 November 2019 at 07:40 (GMT)

Strong mag. 5.3 earthquake - 82 km north of Bandar-e Lengeh, Hormozgan, Iran, on Wednesday, 6 November 2019 at 07:40 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 10 km depth

6 Nov 07:47 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Date & time: 6 Nov 2019 07:40:44 UTC
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.29°N / 55°E (Hormozgan, Iran)
Nearby towns and cities:
82 km (51 mi) N of Bandar-e Lengeh (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) ESE of Gerāsh (Gerash, Fars) (pop: 25,300) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) W of Bandar Abbas (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) W of Bandar Abbas (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
321 km (200 mi) N of abudhabi (Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates) (pop: 603,500) --> See nearby quakes!
353 km (220 mi) SE of Shiraz (Fars) (pop: 1,249,900) --> See nearby quakes!
412 km (256 mi) NE of Doha (Baladīyat ad Dawḩah, Qatar) (pop: 344,900) --> See nearby quakes!
454 km (282 mi) ENE of Manama (Bahrain) (pop: 147,100) --> See nearby quakes!
536 km (333 mi) NW of Muscat (Oman) (pop: 797,000) --> See nearby quakes!
994 km (618 mi) SSE of Tehran (Tehrān) (pop: 7,153,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.310 kmSouthern IranGFZ
5.310 kmSouthern IranEMSC
5.110 kmSouthern IranBMKG
5.328 kmSouthern IranGeoAu
5.310 kmsouthern IranUSGS
5.310 km伊朗 (Iran)CEIC

User reports for this quake (6)

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Ghaziabad / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Samnan Fire Station (222 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Bandar Abbas, Hormozgan (129.6 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Abu Dhabi / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of), 113 km E of epicenter) : بندرعباس حس شد (reported through EMSC)  
(Iran (Islamic Republic of), 88 km SW of epicenter) : واقعازلزله شدیدی بود (reported through EMSC)  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (15 quakes):
  • 25 Dec 2019 22:14 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | IRSC | Details
  • 20 Dec 2019 10:00 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | IRSC | Details
  • 03 Dec 2019 08:01 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | IRSC | Details
  • 30 Nov 2019 22:56 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | IRSC | Details
  • 12 Nov 2019 06:00 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    11 km (6.8 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (8 mi) distance
    | IRSC | Details
  • 11 Nov 2019 18:47 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | IRSC | Details
  • 07 Nov 2019 17:48 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    2 km (1 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 07 Nov 2019 14:36 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    18 km (11.2 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 07 Nov 2019 03:20 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    23 km (14.3 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (13 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 06 Nov 2019 16:28 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    17 km (10.6 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 06 Nov 2019 12:23 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 Nov 2019 09:49 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    19 km (11.8 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 06 Nov 2019 08:37 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 06 Nov 2019 08:20 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 06 Nov 2019 08:01 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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