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Event status: disregarded [?]

Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): Southern Iran Thursday, Dec 1, 2022 at 4:50 am (GMT +3:30) -

Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): Southern Iran Thursday, Dec 1, 2022 at 4:50 am (GMT +3:30) Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): Southern Iran Thursday, Dec 1, 2022 at 4:50 am (GMT +3:30)
1 Dec 01:45 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 25 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 1, 2022 01:20:22 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Dec 1, 2022 at 4:50 am (GMT +3:30)
Magnitudeunknown (5?)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude27°N / 55.39548°E (Iran)
Antipode27°S / 124.605°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking
Felt1 report
Primary data sourceVolcanoDiscovery (User-reported shaking)
Nearby towns and cities71 km (44 mi) NE of Bandar-e Lengeh (pop: 22,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
87 km (54 mi) W of Qeshm (pop: 25,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
90 km (56 mi) WSW of Bandar Abbas (pop: 352,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
301 km (187 mi) NNE of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) (pop: 603,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
400 km (249 mi) SSW of Kerman (pop: 577,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
404 km (251 mi) SE of Shiraz (pop: 1,249,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
430 km (267 mi) ENE of Doha (Qatar) (pop: 344,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
486 km (302 mi) NW of Muscat (Oman) (pop: 797,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 15.6°C (60 F), humidity: 43%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from NW
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Sharjah (183.8 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s : It was one hard jolt, while the one at 7pm earlier was rolling & lasted longer.  


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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Jan 12, 2023 08:44
2 weeks ago

7 km
94 km W of Bandar Abbas, Hormozgan, IranMore
Dec 2, 2022 02:24
8 weeks ago

10 km
94 km W of Bandar Abbas, Hormozgan, IranMore

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