A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Kerman in Iran on Friday. Id of earthquake: us1000bjs9. Event ids that are associated: us1000bjs9. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:59:35 / 10:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/12/17 / 2017-12-01 07:29:35 / December 1, 2017 @ 7:29 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 57.2791° East, 30.745° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Kermān (c. 577 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Zarand (c. 59 000 pop), 73 km (46 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).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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