A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Kerman in Iran on Saturday. Unique identifier: us2000c55u. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000c55u. Global time and date of event 16/12/17 / 2017-12-16 02:20:31 / December 16, 2017 @ 2:20 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 57.3209° East, 30.8296° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:50:31 / 5:50 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Kermān (c. 577 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Zarand (c. 59 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Rāvar (c. 40 200 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Shahrak-e Pābedānā (c. 6 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shahrak-e Pābedānā, Zarand, Rāvar (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 64 km NNE of Kerman, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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