A earthquake magnitude 6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Kerman in Iran. The temblor was reported at 01:11:31 / 1:11 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/12/17 / 2017-12-12 21:41:31 / December 12, 2017 @ 9:41 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000c3mi. Unique identifier: us2000c3mi. Exact location of earthquake, 57.2731° East, 30.8372° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bardsīr, Shahrak-e Pābedānā, Zarand. Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Kermān (c. 577 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Zarand (c. 59 000 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Rāvar (c. 40 200 pop), 122 km (76 miles) from Bardsīr (c. 37 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Shahrak-e Pābedānā (c. 6 500 pop).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 64 km NNE of Kerman, Iran.
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