A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Kerman in Iran. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/12/17 / 2017-12-13 09:51:56 / December 13, 2017 @ 9:51 am. Event id: us2000c3sh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000c3sh. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:21:56 / 1:21 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 57.2052 East, latitude 30.7842 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shahrak-e Pābedānā, Rāvar, Zarand (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Kermān (c. 577 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Zarand (c. 59 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Rāvar (c. 40 200 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Shahrak-e Pābedānā (c. 6 500 pop). Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 56 km NNE of Kerman, Iran.
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