A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Kerman in Iran on Saturday. Global time and date of event 16/12/17 / 2017-12-16 10:26:56 / December 16, 2017 @ 10:26 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:56:56 / 1:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 57.1682 East, latitude 30.7189 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000bv0b. Id of event: us1000bv0b.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shahrak-e Pābedānā, Rāvar, Zarand (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Kermān (c. 577 500 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Zarand (c. 59 000 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Rāvar (c. 40 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Shahrak-e Pābedānā (c. 6 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 nine, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days thirty-four 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 49 km N of Kerman, Iran.
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