A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Kerman in Iran. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:57:37 / 2:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 57.2939 East, latitude 30.775 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000c3nu. Id of event: us2000c3nu. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/12/17 / 2017-12-12 23:27:37 / December 12, 2017 @ 11:27 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shahrak-e Pābedānā, Rāvar, Zarand (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). The epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Kermān (c. 577 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Zarand (c. 59 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Rāvar (c. 40 200 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Shahrak-e Pābedānā (c. 6 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 58 km NNE of Kerman, Iran.
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