Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - 137 km southwest of Bam, Kerman, Iran, on Sunday, 15 July 2018 at 11:48 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 10 km depth
15 Jul 11:56 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Date & time: 15 Jul 2018 11:48:24 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.05°N / 57.63°E (Kerman, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Qal'eh Hasan Ali (150 km / 93 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
115 km (72 mi) NNE of Mīnāb (Hormozgan) (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) SSW of Bam (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) NE of Bandar Abbas (Hormozgan) (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) NE of Qeshm (Hormozgan) (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) SSE of Bardsīr (Bardsir) (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
246 km (153 mi) SE of Sīrjān (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
254 km (158 mi) SSE of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
306 km (190 mi) SSE of Rafsanjān (pop: 147,700) --> See nearby quakes!
354 km (220 mi) WSW of Zahedan (Sistan and Baluchestan) (pop: 552,000) --> See nearby quakes!
514 km (319 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|
|M 4.4||12 km||SOUTHERN IRAN||EMSC|
|M 4.4||10 km||- 122km NNE of Minab, Iran||USGS|
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