Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - 56 km northeast of Kerman, Iran, on Saturday, 2 December 2017 at 10:47 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.2 quake 55 km northeast of Kerman, Iran, 1 December 2017 02:32 GMT, which had occurred 1 day 8 hours earlier.
Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - 56 km northeast of Kerman, Iran, on Saturday, 2 December 2017 at 10:47 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 10 km depth

2 Dec 10:53 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Date & time: 2 Dec 2017 10:47:03 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.64°N / 57.49°E (Kerman, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Qal'eh Hasan Ali (138 km / 86 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
56 km (35 mi) NE of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) ESE of Zarand (pop: 59,000) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SE of Rāvar (pop: 40,200) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) NE of Bardsīr (Bardsir) (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) E of Rafsanjān (pop: 147,700) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) NNW of Bam (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) NE of Sīrjān (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 mi) ENE of Shahr-e Bābak (pop: 52,400) --> See nearby quakes!
297 km (184 mi) SSW of Birjand (Khorāsān-e Jonūbī) (pop: 197,000) --> See nearby quakes!
797 km (495 mi) SE of Tehran (Tehrān) (pop: 7,153,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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5.110 kmNorthern and Central IranGFZ
5.110 km- 58km NNE of Kerman, IranUSGS

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kerman (59.3 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Kerman (Iran, 64 km SW of epicenter) : ولکن کرمان کرمانشاه نیست این زلزله ها چند روز باترس فقط میخوابیم کرمان (reported through EMSC)  
Kerman (Iran, 63 km SW of epicenter) : It was not that strong. (reported through EMSC)  
Kerman (Iran, 68 km SW of epicenter) : It's short but strong (reported through EMSC)  
Kerman (Iran, 63 km SW of epicenter) : I was in the kitchen and washing dishes that i felt it. (reported through EMSC)  
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