A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Kerman in Iran on Thursday. Id of earthquake: us2000ci2b. Event ids that are associated: us2000ci2b. The temblor was picked up at 06:48:31 / 6:48 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 57.3184° East, 30.8061° North, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/01/18 / 2018-01-11 03:18:31 / January 11, 2018 @ 3:18 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from Kermān (c. 577 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Zarand (c. 59 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Rāvar (c. 40 200 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Shahrak-e Pābedānā (c. 6 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shahrak-e Pābedānā, Zarand, Rāvar. Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 62 km NNE of Kerman, Iran.
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