Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - 94 km south of Bam, Kerman, Iran, on Friday, 16 November 2018 at 20:17 (GMT)

Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - 94 km south of Bam, Kerman, Iran, on Friday, 16 November 2018 at 20:17 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

16 Nov 20:25 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
Date & time: 16 Nov 2018 20:17:00 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.29°N / 58.12°E (Kerman, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Qal'eh Hasan Ali (135 km / 84 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
94 km (58 mi) SSW of Bam (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) NE of Mīnāb (Hormozgan) (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) NE of Bandar Abbas (Hormozgan) (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
236 km (146 mi) SE of Bardsīr (Bardsir) (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (151 mi) SSE of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
270 km (168 mi) ESE of Sīrjān (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
280 km (174 mi) WNW of Iranshahr (Sistan and Baluchestan) (pop: 131,200) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) WSW of Zahedan (Sistan and Baluchestan) (pop: 552,000) --> See nearby quakes!
313 km (194 mi) SE of Rafsanjān (pop: 147,700) --> See nearby quakes!
318 km (198 mi) SSE of Zarand (pop: 59,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.010 kmSouthern IranGFZ
M 4.910 km- 97km S of Bam, IranUSGS

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(Iran (Islamic Republic of), 71 km NW of epicenter) : لرزش خفیفی با مدت زمان خیلی کوتاه رو حس کردم.انگاری که یک ضربه بود و خیلی سریع تموم شد. (reported through EMSC)
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