A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Kerman in Iran. Id of earthquake: us1000bt4z. Event ids that are associated: us1000bt4z. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/12/17 / 2017-12-12 13:22:39 / December 12, 2017 @ 1:22 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 57.2864 East, latitude 30.6696 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:52:39 / 4:52 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rāvar, Zarand, Kermān. Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 47 km (29 miles) from Kermān (c. 577 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Zarand (c. 59 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Rāvar (c. 40 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days twenty-seven 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 47 km NNE of Kerman, Iran. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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