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Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 78 km north of Bandar-e Lengeh, Hormozgan, Iran, on Saturday, Mar 18, 2023 at 10:09 am (GMT +3:30) -

Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 78 km north of Bandar-e Lengeh, Hormozgan, Iran, on Saturday, Mar 18, 2023 at 10:09 am (GMT +3:30) Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 78 km north of Bandar-e Lengeh, Hormozgan, Iran, on Saturday, Mar 18, 2023 at 10:09 am (GMT +3:30)

Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

18 Mar 06:58 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 18 minutes.
18 Mar 07:36: Now using data updates from USGS

Earthquake details

Date & timeMar 18, 2023 06:39:52 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Mar 18, 2023 at 10:09 am (GMT +3:30)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude27.2426°N / 55.0512°E (Hormozgan, Iran)
Antipode27.243°S / 124.949°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearby towns and cities78 km (48 mi) NNE of Bandar-e Lengeh (pop: 22,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
102 km (63 mi) ESE of Gerāsh (Gerash, Fars) (pop: 25,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
122 km (76 mi) W of Bandar Abbas (pop: 352,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
125 km (78 mi) WNW of Qeshm (pop: 25,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
128 km (79 mi) NE of Kīsh (Kish) (pop: 20,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
175 km (109 mi) SSE of Dārāb (Fars) (pop: 63,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
202 km (125 mi) W of Mīnāb (pop: 70,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
361 km (224 mi) SE of Shiraz (Fars) (pop: 1,249,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 25.3°C (78 F), humidity: 16%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from SE
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 km77 Km NNE of Bandar-e Lengeh, IranUSGS
4.210 kmSouthern IranRaspberryShake
4.410 kmSouthern IranGFZ
4.210 kmSouthern IranIRIS

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منامة (466.2 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : لم أشعر بل الزلزال ????????  
Abu Dhabi (319.6 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Not felt (reported through our app)  
Ras Al Khaimah / not felt (reported through our app)

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