Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 53 km north of Kerman, Iran, on Monday, December 25, 2017 at 03:34 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 53 km north of Kerman, Iran, on Monday, December 25, 2017 at 03:34 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 12 km depth

25 Dec 03:55 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 22 minutes.
Dec 25 04:03: Magnitude recalculated from 4.3 to 4.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 8.0 to 12.0 km.
Date & time: Dec 25, 2017 03:34:16 UTC
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.73°N / 57.27°E (Kerman, Iran)
Antipode: 30.73°S / 122.73°W
Nearest volcano: Qal'eh Hasan Ali (155 km / 96 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
53 km (33 mi) NNE of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) E of Zarand (pop: 59,000) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) SE of Rāvar (pop: 40,200) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) ESE of Shahrak-e Pābedānā (pop: 6,500) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) NE of Bardsīr (Bardsir) (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) ENE of Rafsanjān (pop: 147,700) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) NNW of Bam (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) NE of Sīrjān (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
472 km (294 mi) ENE of Shiraz (Fars) (pop: 1,249,900) --> See nearby quakes!
775 km (482 mi) SE of Tehran (pop: 7,153,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.412 km EASTERN IRANEMSC
4.410 km- 72km W of Bam, IranUSGS

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