A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Zarand in Iran. Event id: us20007fm8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007fm8. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.54 km (10 miles). The temblor was detected at 18:40:32 / 6:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 56.5414 East, latitude 30.8341 North, depth = 15.54 km. Global time and date of event 20/10/16 / 2016-10-20 15:10:32 / October 20, 2016 @ 3:10 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kermān, Rafsanjān, Rāvar (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Kermān (c. 577 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Rafsanjān (c. 147 700 pop), 3 km (2 miles) from Zarand (c. 59 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Rāvar (c. 40 200 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Shahrak-e Pābedānā (c. 6 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km NW of Zarand, Iran. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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