A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Kerman in Iran. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 57.2138 East, latitude 30.7772 North, depth = 10 km. 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 22:36:05 / December 12, 2017 @ 10:36 pm. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:06:05 / 2:06 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000bt5j. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000bt5j.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shahrak-e Pābedānā, Rāvar, Zarand (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 56 km (35 miles) from Kermān (c. 577 500 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Zarand (c. 59 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Rāvar (c. 40 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Shahrak-e Pābedānā (c. 6 500 pop). 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 fifteen, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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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