A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Kerman in Iran on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 57.643 East, latitude 30.042 North, depth = 8 km. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:51:16 / 5:51 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/08/15 / 2015-08-21 01:21:16 / August 21, 2015 @ 1:21 am. Unique identifier: us100033v8. Ids that are associated to the event: us100033v8.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Event epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Kermān (c. 577 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kermān.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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