Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - Kerman, 98 km northeast of Mīnāb, Hormozgan, Iran, on Tuesday, 8 May 2018 at 18:27 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 8 May 2018 18:27:35 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.86°N / 57.65°E (Kerman, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Qal'eh Hasan Ali (171 km / 106 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
98 km (61 mi) NE of Mīnāb (Hormozgan) (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) ENE of Bandar Abbas (Hormozgan) (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) SSW of Bam (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) NE of Qeshm (Hormozgan) (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (157 mi) SSE of Bardsīr (Bardsir) (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
261 km (162 mi) SE of Sīrjān (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
275 km (171 mi) SSE of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
326 km (202 mi) SSE of Rafsanjān (pop: 147,700) --> See nearby quakes!
362 km (225 mi) WSW of Zahedan (Sistan and Baluchestan) (pop: 552,000) --> See nearby quakes!
499 km (310 mi) NE of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) (pop: 603,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.7||10 km||Southern Iran||GFZ|
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