A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Kerman in Iran on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/12/17 / 2017-12-27 18:01:15 / December 27, 2017 @ 6:01 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 21:31:15 / 9:31 pm (local time epicenter). 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 location, longitude 57.2268° East, latitude 30.8249° North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000bws4. Unique identifier: us1000bws4.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shahrak-e Pābedānā, Zarand, Rāvar. The epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Kermān (c. 577 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Zarand (c. 59 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Rāvar (c. 40 200 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Shahrak-e Pābedānā (c. 6 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. 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: 61 km NNE of Kerman, Iran.
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