Friday, December 01, 2017

6.0-magnitude shallow quake hits Iran (local time 06:02, Depth 10 km)

6.0-magnitude shallow quake hits Iran
An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale jolted Iran early Friday morning, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.

The earthquake happened at around 06:00 a.m. (0232 GMT) and was centered 58 km north-northeast of Kerman, a city in the southeast of Iran.

The epicenter, with a depth of 10 km, was initially determined to be at 30.7652 degrees north latitude and 57.3306 degrees east longitude, according to the USGS.

On Nov. 12, a 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck the area along the northern border between Iran and Iraq, leaving at least 445 people dead and over 7,100 others injured.
Magnitude Mw 6.0
Date time 2017-12-01 02:32:45.5 UTC
Location 30.74 N ; 57.38 E
Depth 10 km
483 km E of Shīrāz, Iran, Islamic Republic of / pop: 1,250,000 / local time: 06:02:45.5 2017-12-01
58 km NE of Kermān, Iran, Islamic Republic of / pop: 578,000 / local time: 06:02:45.5 2017-12-01

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