Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - 71 km east of Gerāsh, Gerash, Fars, Iran, on Sunday, 22 July 2018 at 20:59 (GMT)

Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - 71 km east of Gerāsh, Gerash, Fars, Iran, on Sunday, 22 July 2018 at 20:59 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 10 km depth

22 Jul 21:06 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Jul 22 21:09: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 5.1.
Date & time: 22 Jul 2018 20:59:52 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.57°N / 54.85°E (Fars, Iran)
Nearby towns and cities:
71 km (44 mi) E of Gerāsh (Gerash) (pop: 25,300) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) N of Bandar-e Lengeh (Hormozgan) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) SSE of Dārāb (pop: 63,300) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) WNW of Bandar Abbas (Hormozgan) (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
321 km (199 mi) SE of Shiraz (pop: 1,249,900) --> See nearby quakes!
350 km (217 mi) N of Abu Dabi (Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates) (pop: 603,500) --> See nearby quakes!
417 km (259 mi) NE of Doha (Baladīyat ad Dawḩah, Qatar) (pop: 344,900) --> See nearby quakes!
449 km (279 mi) ENE of Manama (Bahrain) (pop: 147,100) --> See nearby quakes!
569 km (354 mi) NW of Muscat (Oman) (pop: 797,000) --> See nearby quakes!
960 km (597 mi) SSE of Tehran (Tehrān) (pop: 7,153,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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5.110 kmSouthern IranGFZ
4.810 km- 53km E of Lar, IranUSGS
5.032 kmSouthern IranGeoAu

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 23 Jul 2018 10:18 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 23 Jul 2018 02:50 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    19 km (11.8 mi) depth
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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