A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Kerman in Iran. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/12/17 / 2017-12-12 21:46:41 / December 12, 2017 @ 9:46 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000bt5k. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000bt5k. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:16:41 / 1:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 57.2894° East, 30.796° North.
Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shahrak-e Pābedānā, Rāvar, Zarand (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 60 km (38 miles) from Kermān (c. 577 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Zarand (c. 59 000 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Rāvar (c. 40 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Shahrak-e Pābedānā (c. 6 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 60 km NNE of Kerman, Iran.
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