A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Zarand in Iran. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 31/10/16 / 2016-10-31 13:44:01 / October 31, 2016 @ 1:44 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000738s. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000738s. Exact location of earthquake, 56.506° East, 30.6836° North, depth 10 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:14:01 / 5:14 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bardsīr, Kermān, Rāvar. The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Kermān (c. 577 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Rafsanjān (c. 147 700 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Zarand (c. 59 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Rāvar (c. 40 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Bardsīr (c. 37 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Shahrak-e Pābedānā (c. 6 500 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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