A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Kerman in Iran. Global time and date of event 12/12/17 / 2017-12-12 21:55:47 / December 12, 2017 @ 9:55 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us1000bt5i. Event ids that are associated: us1000bt5i. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 57.2996 East, latitude 30.7875 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:25:47 / 1:25 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Kermān (c. 577 500 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Zarand (c. 59 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Rāvar (c. 40 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rāvar, Zarand, Kermān (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 eleven, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 59 km NNE of Kerman, Iran.
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