A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Kerman in Iran on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 16:32:33 / 4:32 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/12/17 / 2017-12-19 13:02:33 / December 19, 2017 @ 1:02 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 57.2994 East, latitude 30.8167 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us1000bt1k. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000bt1k. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Kermān (c. 577 500 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Zarand (c. 59 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Rāvar (c. 40 200 pop), 93 km (58 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).
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 eighteen and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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