Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 42 km northeast of Kerman, Iran, on Tuesday, 11 December 2018 at 01:41 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 42 km northeast of Kerman, Iran, on Tuesday, 11 December 2018 at 01:41 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 10 km depth

11 Dec 01:57 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
Date & time: 11 Dec 2018 01:41:01 UTC
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.47°N / 57.46°E (Kerman, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Qal'eh Hasan Ali (119 km / 74 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
42 km (26 mi) ENE of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) ESE of Zarand (pop: 59,000) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) NE of Bardsīr (Bardsir) (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) SE of Rāvar (pop: 40,200) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (87 mi) E of Rafsanjān (pop: 147,700) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) NNW of Bam (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (128 mi) NE of Sīrjān (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) E of Shahr-e Bābak (pop: 52,400) --> See nearby quakes!
484 km (301 mi) ENE of Shiraz (Fars) (pop: 1,249,900) --> See nearby quakes!
809 km (502 mi) SE of Tehran (Tehrān) (pop: 7,153,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.310 kmEASTERN IRANEMSC

User reports for this quake (6)

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Kerman / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
99.3 km E of epicenter [Map] / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
kerman / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of), 378 km S of epicenter) : خیلی خفیف بندرعباس احساس شد (reported through EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of), 98 km NW of epicenter) : I live in ZARAND almost 75 km of kerman, Zarand on the biggest earthquake lines and usually when earthquakes happens around us we heard a "hummm" or voice of waves or something like that! (reported through EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of), 52 km SW of epicenter) : As ever, jolts for few seconds, woke us up (reported through EMSC)
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