Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 51 km northwest of Mīnāb, Hormozgan, Iran, on Wednesday, 21 March 2018 at 22:26 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 15 km depth
Date & time: 21 Mar 2018 22:26:03 UTC
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.52°N / 56.81°E (Hormozgan, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Qal'eh Hasan Ali (222 km / 138 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
51 km (32 mi) NNW of Mīnāb (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) NE of Bandar Abbas (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) NE of Qeshm (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) ENE of Bandar-e Lengeh (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (144 mi) SW of Bam (Kerman) (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (150 mi) SSE of Sīrjān (Kerman) (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
308 km (192 mi) S of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
418 km (260 mi) NE of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) (pop: 603,500) --> See nearby quakes!
466 km (290 mi) NNW of Muscat (Oman) (pop: 797,000) --> See nearby quakes!
478 km (297 mi) ESE of Shiraz (Fars) (pop: 1,249,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||15 km||SOUTHERN IRAN||EMSC|
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