A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Kerman in Iran on Sunday. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:02:18 / 9:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 57.5207 East, latitude 30.2097 North, depth = 40.63 km. 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 40.63 km (25 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/07/17 / 2017-07-23 17:32:18 / July 23, 2017 @ 5:32 pm. Event id: us2000a03u. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a03u.
Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 43 km (27 miles) from Kermān (c. 577 500 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Bardsīr (c. 37 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bardsīr, Kermān (min 5000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 43 km E of Kerman, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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