A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Ravar in Iran. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 57.2854 East, latitude 30.8658 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 01:19:41 / 1:19 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/12/17 / 2017-12-12 21:49:41 / December 12, 2017 @ 9:49 pm. Event id: us2000c3ms. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000c3ms. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shahrak-e Pābedānā, Zarand, Kermān (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Kermān (c. 577 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Zarand (c. 59 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Rāvar (c. 40 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Shahrak-e Pābedānā (c. 6 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 63 km SE of Ravar, Iran.
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