A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Kerman in Iran. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:33:47 / 2:33 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 17/06/16 / 2016-06-17 10:03:47 / June 17, 2016 @ 10:03 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 57.5366° East, 30.2038° North. Unique identifier: us20006512. Ids that are associated to the event: us20006512.
Event epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Kermān (c. 577 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kermān (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 44 km E of Kerman, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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