A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Kerman in Iran. Exact location of earthquake, 57.4049° East, 30.7358° North, depth 10 km. Id of earthquake: us2000ardv. Event ids that are associated: us2000ardv. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:38:15 / 3:38 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/09/17 / 2017-09-20 00:08:15 / September 20, 2017 @ 12:08 am.
Event epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Kermān (c. 577 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Zarand (c. 59 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Rāvar (c. 40 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rāvar, Zarand, Kermān (min 5000 pop).
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 59 km NNE of Kerman, Iran.
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