A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Kerman in Iran. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.59 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/07/15 / 2015-07-31 10:06:35 / July 31, 2015 @ 10:06 am. Event id: us10002wtx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10002wtx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 14:36:35 / 2:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 57.6472° East, latitude 30.0758° North, depth = 37.59 km.
Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Kermān (c. 577 500 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Bardsīr (c. 37 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bardsīr, Kermān.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 59 km ESE of Kerman, Iran.
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