A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Kerman in Iran on Saturday. Event id: us1000j9u4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000j9u4. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/03/19 / 2019-03-02 10:04:48 / March 2, 2019 @ 10:04 am. Exact location of earthquake, 57.3626° East, 30.6686° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 13:34:48 / 1:34 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 51 km (32 miles) from Kermān (c. 577 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Zarand (c. 59 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Rāvar (c. 40 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rāvar, Zarand, Kermān (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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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: 50 km NNE of Kerman, Iran.
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