A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Kerman in Iran on Sunday. Unique identifier: us1000bkgh. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000bkgh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 06:17:27 / 6:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/12/17 / 2017-12-03 02:47:27 / December 3, 2017 @ 2:47 am. Exact location, longitude 57.3634° East, latitude 30.7446° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rāvar, Zarand, Kermān. Epicenter of the event was 58 km (36 miles) from Kermān (c. 577 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Zarand (c. 59 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Rāvar (c. 40 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 57 km NNE of Kerman, Iran.
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