A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Kerman in Iran. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/12/17 / 2017-12-01 23:23:16 / December 1, 2017 @ 11:23 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 57.4277 East, latitude 30.6901 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 02:53:16 / 2:53 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000bk5v. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000bk5v.
Epicenter of the event was 56 km (35 miles) from Kermān (c. 577 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Zarand (c. 59 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Rāvar (c. 40 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rāvar, Zarand, Kermān (min 5000 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 56 km NE of Kerman, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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