Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - Sistan and Baluchestan, 146 km southeast of Bam, Kerman, Iran, on Friday, 7 September 2018 at 06:23 (GMT)

Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - Sistan and Baluchestan, 146 km southeast of Bam, Kerman, Iran, on Friday, 7 September 2018 at 06:23 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 10 km depth

7 Sep 06:30 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Date & time: 7 Sep 2018 06:23:39 UTC
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.16°N / 59.39°E (Sistan and Baluchestan, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Bazman (61 km / 38 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
146 km (91 mi) SE of Bam (Kerman) (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) NW of Iranshahr (pop: 131,200) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) W of Khāsh (pop: 69,600) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (128 mi) SW of Zahedan (pop: 552,000) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (156 mi) NNW of Qasr-e-Qand (pop: 37,700) --> See nearby quakes!
254 km (158 mi) ENE of Mīnāb (Hormozgan) (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
325 km (202 mi) ENE of Bandar Abbas (Hormozgan) (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
326 km (202 mi) SE of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
342 km (213 mi) NNW of Chabahar (pop: 47,300) --> See nearby quakes!
379 km (235 mi) SSW of Zabol (pop: 122,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
5.410 kmSouthern IranGFZ
5.510 km- 126km SE of Bam, IranUSGS
5.310 kmSOUTHEASTERN IRANEMSC
5.423 kmSouthern IranGeoAu
5.510 km伊朗CEIC

shake map
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User reports for this quake (2)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
853.9 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
zahedan (205.5 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
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Aftershocks

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (8 quakes):
  • 17 Sep 2018 17:36 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 10 Sep 2018 06:44 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 10 Sep 2018 00:19 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    7 km (4.3 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 09 Sep 2018 20:19 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    14 km (8.7 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 09 Sep 2018 13:12 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 08 Sep 2018 19:35 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    11 km (6.8 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 07 Sep 2018 15:35 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 07 Sep 2018 06:38 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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