A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Ravar in Iran. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000bz89. Id of event: us1000bz89. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 57.3405 East, latitude 30.9663 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/01/18 / 2018-01-03 04:13:14 / January 3, 2018 @ 4:13 am. The temblor was picked up at 07:43:14 / 7:43 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shahrak-e Pābedānā, Kermān, Zarand (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Kermān (c. 577 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Zarand (c. 59 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Rāvar (c. 40 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Shahrak-e Pābedānā (c. 6 500 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 60 km ESE of Ravar, Iran. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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