Mag. 4.6 earthquake - Nakhle Khin, 1.2 km east of Nakhl Khīn, Hormozgan, Iran, on Sunday, 29 Nov 2020 7:54 am (GMT +3:30) -

Mag. 4.6 earthquake  - Nakhle Khin, 1.2 km east of Nakhl Khīn, Hormozgan, Iran, on Sunday, 29 Nov 2020 7:54 am (GMT +3:30)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 10 km depth

29 Nov 04:31 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Update Sun, 29 Nov 2020, 06:06
Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake 117 km east of Mohr, Iran
4.6 quake 29 Nov 7:54 am (GMT +3:30)
4.6 quake 29 Nov 7:54 am (GMT +3:30)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.6 occurred 1 hour and 42 minutes ago 117 km east of Mohr, Iran, the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) reported.
The quake hit at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter near Gerāsh in the morning on Sunday 29 November 2020 at 7.24 am local time. Magnitude and other quake parameters can still change in the coming hours as the agency continues to process seismic data.
A second report was later issued by the Iranian Seismological Center (IRSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.6 earthquake as well. Other agencies reporting the same quake include Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG) at magnitude 5.1, Geoscience Australia (GeoAu) at magnitude 5.0, United States Geological Survey (USGS) at magnitude 4.9, and European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) at magnitude 4.9.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows, etc. Weak shaking might have been felt in Gerāsh (pop. 25,300) located 38 km from the epicenter, Kīsh (pop. 20,900) 87 km away, Mohr (pop. 35,000) 117 km away, and Bandar-e Lengeh (pop. 22,800) 120 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 29 Nov 2020 04:24:29 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 29 Nov 2020 7:54 am (GMT +3:30)
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.34°N / 54.04°E (Nakhle Khin, Hormozgan, Iran)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (24 mi) SSW of Gerāsh (Gerash, Fars) (pop: 25,300) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) N of Kīsh (Kish) (pop: 20,900) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (72 mi) E of Mohr (Fars) (pop: 35,000) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) NW of Bandar-e Lengeh (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (102 mi) SSW of Dārāb (Fars) (pop: 63,300) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) SSE of Fasa (Fars) (pop: 98,100) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) SE of Fīrūzābād (Fars) (pop: 66,600) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) W of Bandar Abbas (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
292 km (182 mi) SSE of Shiraz (Fars) (pop: 1,249,900) --> See nearby quakes!
962 km (598 mi) SSE of Teheran (Tehrān) (pop: 7,153,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 13°C (55 F), humidity: 82%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from E
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.610 km- 25 km SSW of Gerāsh, IranGFZ
M 4.910 kmSOUTHERN IRANEMSC
M 4.910 km25 Km SSW of Gerāsh, IranUSGS
M 5.041 kmSouthern IranGeoAu
M 5.137 kmSouthern IranBMKG
M 4.615 km27 Km of Bastak, Hormozgan, IranIRSC

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Lar / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s
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