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Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 45 km northeast of Bandar-e Lengeh, Hormozgan, Iran, on Friday, Dec 2, 2022 at 2:59 am (GMT +3:30) -

Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 45 km northeast of Bandar-e Lengeh, Hormozgan, Iran, on Friday, Dec 2, 2022 at 2:59 am (GMT +3:30) Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 45 km northeast of Bandar-e Lengeh, Hormozgan, Iran, on Friday, Dec 2, 2022 at 2:59 am (GMT +3:30)

Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

1 Dec 23:38 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
1 Dec 23:51: Now using data updates from USGS

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 1, 2022 23:29:33 UTC -
Local time at epicenterFriday, Dec 2, 2022 at 2:59 am (GMT +3:30)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude26.8771°N / 55.1587°E (Hormozgan, Iran)
Antipode26.877°S / 124.841°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearby towns and cities45 km (28 mi) NE of Bandar-e Lengeh (pop: 22,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
110 km (69 mi) W of Qeshm (pop: 25,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
116 km (72 mi) WSW of Bandar Abbas (pop: 352,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
119 km (74 mi) ENE of Kīsh (Kish) (pop: 20,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
134 km (83 mi) SE of Gerāsh (Gerash, Fars) (pop: 25,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
193 km (120 mi) W of Mīnāb (pop: 70,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
280 km (174 mi) NNE of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) (pop: 603,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
352 km (219 mi) SE of Akbarābād (Fars) (pop: 98,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeFew Clouds 21.6°C (71 F), humidity: 52%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from NE
Estimated seismic energy released1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 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.
4.210 kmSouthern IranUSGS
4.210 kmSouthern IranRaspberryShake
4.510 kmSouthern IranGFZ
4.210 kmSouthern IranIRIS

User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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