Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - Persian Gulf, 45 km northeast of Bandar-e Lengeh, Hormozgan, Iran, on Saturday, 16 Jan 2021 2:54 am (GMT +3:30) -

Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - Persian Gulf, 45 km northeast of Bandar-e Lengeh, Hormozgan, Iran, on Saturday, 16 Jan 2021 2:54 am (GMT +3:30)

Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 9 km depth

15 Jan 23:35 UTC: First to report: IRSC after 11 minutes.
16 Jan 02:50: Magnitude recalculated from 3.8 to 4.0.
Date & time: 15 Jan 2021 23:24:19 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, 16 Jan 2021 2:54 am (GMT +3:30)
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 26.72°N / 55.29°E (Persian Gulf, Iran)
Nearby towns and cities:
45 km (28 mi) ENE of Bandar-e Lengeh (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) WSW of Qeshm (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) WSW of Bandar Abbas (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) WSW of Mīnāb (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
268 km (166 mi) NNE of abudhabi (United Arab Emirates) (pop: 603,500) --> See nearby quakes!
408 km (254 mi) ENE of Doha (Qatar) (pop: 344,900) --> See nearby quakes!
420 km (261 mi) SE of Shiraz (pop: 1,249,900) --> See nearby quakes!
433 km (269 mi) SSW of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
469 km (292 mi) NW of Muscat (Oman) (pop: 797,000) --> See nearby quakes!
472 km (293 mi) E of Manama (Bahrain) (pop: 147,100) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) E of Kish Island (pop: 39,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 16°C (61 F), humidity: 88%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from NW
Primary data source: IRSC
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 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.
4.09 km37 Km of Kong, Hormozgan, IranIRSC
4.310 km39 Km NE of Bandar-e Lengeh, IranUSGS

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Dubai marina (8.1 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
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