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Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - 44 km northeast of Bandar-e Lengeh, Hormozgan, Iran, on Thursday, Dec 1, 2022 at 9:48 pm (GMT +3:30) -

Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - 44 km northeast of Bandar-e Lengeh, Hormozgan, Iran, on Thursday, Dec 1, 2022 at 9:48 pm (GMT +3:30) Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - 44 km northeast of Bandar-e Lengeh, Hormozgan, Iran, on Thursday, Dec 1, 2022 at 9:48 pm (GMT +3:30)

Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 10 km depth

1 Dec 18:26 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
1 Dec 18:46: Now using data updates from USGS
6 Dec 21:30: Epicenter location corrected by 1.5 km (0.9 mi) towards SE.

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 1, 2022 18:18:10 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Dec 1, 2022 at 9:48 pm (GMT +3:30)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude26.8375°N / 55.1998°E (Hormozgan, Iran)
Antipode26.838°S / 124.8°W
Shaking intensityModerate shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearby towns and cities44 km (28 mi) NE of Bandar-e Lengeh (pop: 22,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
114 km (71 mi) WSW of Bandar Abbas (pop: 352,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
277 km (172 mi) NNE of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) (pop: 603,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
404 km (251 mi) SE of Shiraz (Fars) (pop: 1,249,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
405 km (252 mi) ENE of Doha (Baladīyat ad Dawḩah, Qatar) (pop: 344,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
425 km (264 mi) SSW of Kerman (pop: 577,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
485 km (301 mi) NW of Muscat (Oman) (pop: 797,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 22.3°C (72 F), humidity: 59%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from WNW
Estimated seismic energy released7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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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.
4.710 km44 Km NE of Bandar-e Lengeh, IranUSGS
4.710 kmSouthern IranRaspberryShake
5.110 kmIran: Near DubaiRENASS
4.810 kmSouthern IranGFZ
4.710 kmSouthern IranIRIS

User reports for this quake

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