Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 54 km north of Kerman, Iran, on Saturday, December 23, 2017 at 18:32 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 10 km depth
23 Dec 18:46 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 14 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.75°N / 57.23°E↗ (Kerman, Iran)
Antipode: 30.75°S / 122.77°W↗
Nearest volcano: Qal'eh Hasan Ali (154 km / 96 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
54 km (33 mi) NNE of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) E of Zarand (pop: 59,000) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) SE of Rāvar (pop: 40,200) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) ESE of Shahrak-e Pābedānā (pop: 6,500) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) NE of Bardsīr (Bardsir) (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) ENE of Rafsanjān (pop: 147,700) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) NE of Sīrjān (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) NNW of Bam (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
469 km (292 mi) ENE of Shiraz (Fars) (pop: 1,249,900) --> See nearby quakes!
771 km (479 mi) SE of Tehran (pop: 7,153,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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