A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Ravar in Iran. Exact location, longitude 57.2586° East, latitude 31.0176° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:12:22 / 1:12 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000c3b0. Event ids that are associated: us2000c3b0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/12/17 / 2017-12-12 09:42:22 / December 12, 2017 @ 9:42 am.
The epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Kermān (c. 577 500 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Zarand (c. 59 000 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Rāvar (c. 40 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Shahrak-e Pābedānā (c. 6 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kermān, Shahrak-e Pābedānā, Zarand.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 51 km ESE of Ravar, Iran.
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