A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Kerman in Iran. Event id: us2000c3ag. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000c3ag. The 5.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:13:18 / 12:13 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 12/12/17 / 2017-12-12 08:43:18 / December 12, 2017 @ 8:43 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 57.2899° East, 30.7559° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 56 km (35 miles) from Kermān (c. 577 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Zarand (c. 59 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Rāvar (c. 40 200 pop), 115 km (72 miles) from Bardsīr (c. 37 200 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Shahrak-e Pābedānā (c. 6 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bardsīr, Shahrak-e Pābedānā, Rāvar (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 56 km NNE of Kerman, Iran.
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