Strong mag. 5.7 earthquake - 42 km east of Kerman, Iran, on Sunday, 22 July 2018 at 20:39 (GMT)

Strong mag. 5.7 earthquake - 42 km east of Kerman, Iran, on Sunday, 22 July 2018 at 20:39 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.7 earthquake at 10 km depth

22 Jul 20:44 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Jul 22 20:45: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 5.7.
Date & time: 22 Jul 2018 20:39:17 UTC
Magnitude: 5.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.3°N / 57.52°E (Kerman, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Qal'eh Hasan Ali (100 km / 62 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
42 km (26 mi) E of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) ENE of Bardsīr (Bardsir) (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) ESE of Zarand (pop: 59,000) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) SSE of Rāvar (pop: 40,200) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) E of Rafsanjān (pop: 147,700) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (97 mi) NNW of Bam (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) ENE of Sīrjān (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) E of Shahr-e Bābak (pop: 52,400) --> See nearby quakes!
249 km (154 mi) SE of Bāfq (Bafgh, Yazd) (pop: 31,200) --> See nearby quakes!
826 km (514 mi) SE of Tehran (Tehrān) (pop: 7,153,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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5.710 kmNorthern and Central IranGFZ
5.510 km- 36km ENE of Kerman, IranUSGS
5.520 km伊朗CEIC
5.421 kmNorthern and Central IranGeoAu

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User reports for this quake (17)

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Kerman (96.6 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Its big (reported through our app)  
Kerman, Iran / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Animals started behaving strange earlier in the evening The earthquake woke 5 people from their sleep. Chandeliers swinging in all directions  
328.1 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
96.6 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
Tehran (Iran, 822 km NW of epicenter) : What the hell is going on? It was excatly the same as the one in Kermanshah. 2 earthquakes in a day (reported through EMSC)  
Kerman (Iran, 40 km W of epicenter) : سلام خیلی وحشتناک بود و صدای غرشی که از زمین ساطع می شد بسیار ترسناک و وحشت آفرین بود. من خواب عمیقی بودم اما حس کردم که توی گاهواره قرار گرفته ام.!به نظر من احساس شدت آن خیلی بیش از زلزله چند ماه قبل دهستان هجدگ کرمان بود. به هر حال این نظر من است.! (reported through EMSC)  
Kerman (Iran, 39 km W of epicenter) : As I was getting ready for my sleep in the city of Kerman around 1:50 in the morning, I felt a sudden, strong jolt. The jolt was enough to wake up everybody in my neighbourhood. (reported through EMSC)  
Kerman (Iran, 40 km W of epicenter) : I was asleep.a big shake wake me up.but I didn't run away because i live in the 9th floor of a tower which is quite safe. (reported through EMSC)  
Baghdad (Iraq, 1286 km W of epicenter) : swaying felt in first floor building (reported through EMSC)  
Bam (Iran, 165 km SE of epicenter) : Im so worry ... in past 24 hour iran chiling .... (reported through EMSC)  
Kerman (Iran, 50 km W of epicenter) : That was long! More than ever I felt in Kerman (reported through EMSC)  
Kerman (Iran, 45 km W of epicenter) : Horrible (reported through EMSC)  
Kerman (Iran, 44 km W of epicenter) : Wow. It really scares the hell out of us in city of kerman (reported through EMSC)  
Kerman (Iran, 44 km W of epicenter) : It was not that strong but it shaked for a while... (reported through EMSC)  
Kerman (Iran, 42 km W of epicenter) : too strong (reported through EMSC)  
Kerman (Iran, 40 km W of epicenter) : Big enough (reported through EMSC)  
Kerman (Iran, 40 km W of epicenter) : سیرچ کرمان ۵.۸ (reported through EMSC)  
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