A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Zarand in Iran on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/06/19 / 2019-06-15 07:08:27 / June 15, 2019 @ 7:08 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000412d. Id of event: us6000412d. The temblor was picked up at 10:38:27 / 10:38 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 56.6443 East, latitude 31.0457 North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 94 km (59 miles) from Kermān (c. 577 500 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Rafsanjān (c. 147 700 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Zarand (c. 59 000 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Rāvar (c. 40 200 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Shahrak-e Pābedānā (c. 6 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rafsanjān, Kermān, Rāvar (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 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 have been detected 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. 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: 26 km NNE of Zarand, Iran.
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