A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Kerman in Iran on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, 57.1558° East, 30.7545° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:46:39 / 5:46 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/02/18 / 2018-02-05 14:16:39 / February 5, 2018 @ 2:16 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000d2q2. Id of event: us2000d2q2.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shahrak-e Pābedānā, Rāvar, Zarand (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Event epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Kermān (c. 577 500 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Zarand (c. 59 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Rāvar (c. 40 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Shahrak-e Pābedānā (c. 6 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 52 km N of Kerman, Iran. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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