A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Kerman in Iran. Event id: us2000ci9b. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ci9b. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:05:34 / 5:05 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 57.2855° East, 30.8309° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/01/18 / 2018-01-11 13:35:34 / January 11, 2018 @ 1:35 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shahrak-e Pābedānā, Zarand, Rāvar (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Kermān (c. 577 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Zarand (c. 59 000 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Rāvar (c. 40 200 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Shahrak-e Pābedānā (c. 6 500 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days thirty-two 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. 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: 63 km NNE of Kerman, Iran.
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