A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Kerman in Iran. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 57.2258 East, latitude 30.7804 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:08:30 / 4:08 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000c205. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000c205. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/12/17 / 2017-12-08 12:38:30 / December 8, 2017 @ 12:38 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 57 km (35 miles) from Kermān (c. 577 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Zarand (c. 59 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Rāvar (c. 40 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Shahrak-e Pābedānā (c. 6 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shahrak-e Pābedānā, Rāvar, Zarand (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 quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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 NNE of Kerman, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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