A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Kerman in Iran. Exact location, longitude 57.27° East, latitude 30.6943° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/02/18 / 2018-02-05 23:49:42 / February 5, 2018 @ 11:49 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000cgsk. Unique identifier: us1000cgsk. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:19:42 / 3:19 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rāvar, Zarand, Kermān (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 49 km (31 miles) from Kermān (c. 577 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Zarand (c. 59 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Rāvar (c. 40 200 pop).
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 49 km NNE of Kerman, Iran.
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