Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - 135 km southwest of Bam, Kerman, Iran, on Wednesday, 7 March 2018 at 14:50 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 23 km depth
Date & time: 7 Mar 2018 14:50:20 UTC
Depth: 23.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.02°N / 57.75°E (Kerman, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Qal'eh Hasan Ali (154 km / 96 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
119 km (74 mi) NNE of Mīnāb (Hormozgan) (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) SSW of Bam (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) ENE of Bandar Abbas (Hormozgan) (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) NE of Qeshm (Hormozgan) (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
241 km (149 mi) SSE of Bardsīr (Bardsir) (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (160 mi) SE of Sīrjān (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
260 km (162 mi) SSE of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
315 km (196 mi) SE of Rafsanjān (pop: 147,700) --> See nearby quakes!
345 km (214 mi) WSW of Zahedan (Sistan and Baluchestan) (pop: 552,000) --> See nearby quakes!
519 km (323 mi) NE of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) (pop: 603,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.9||23 km||SOUTHERN IRAN||EMSC|
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