A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Kerman in Iran on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/07/15 / 2015-07-25 16:10:46 / July 25, 2015 @ 4:10 pm. The temblor was detected at 20:40:46 / 8:40 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20003033. Event ids that are associated: us20003033. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40.35 km (25 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 57.7099 East, latitude 30.0343 North, depth = 40.35 km.
Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 67 km (41 miles) from Kermān (c. 577 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kermān.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 66 km ESE of Kerman, Iran.
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