A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Kerman in Iran. The temblor was detected at 02:46:47 / 2:46 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000j30q. Unique identifier: us2000j30q. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/12/18 / 2018-12-24 23:16:47 / December 24, 2018 @ 11:16 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 57.1969° East, 30.8021° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Event epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Kermān (c. 577 500 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Zarand (c. 59 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Rāvar (c. 40 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Shahrak-e Pābedānā (c. 6 500 pop). Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shahrak-e Pābedānā, Rāvar, Zarand (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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. 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: 58 km N of Kerman, Iran.
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