A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Kerman in Iran. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000bk9a. Unique identifier: us1000bk9a. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/12/17 / 2017-12-02 10:47:04 / December 2, 2017 @ 10:47 am. The temblor was picked up at 14:17:04 / 2:17 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 57.3334 East, latitude 30.7607 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Event epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Kermān (c. 577 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Zarand (c. 59 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Rāvar (c. 40 200 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Shahrak-e Pābedānā (c. 6 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shahrak-e Pābedānā, Rāvar, Zarand.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 58 km NNE of Kerman, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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