Strong mag. 5.7 earthquake - Kerman, 107 km north of Bandar Abbas, Hormozgan, Iran, on Wednesday, 22 Jan 2020 7:23 pm (GMT +0) -

Strong mag. 5.7 earthquake - Kerman, 107 km north of Bandar Abbas, Hormozgan, Iran, on Wednesday, 22 Jan 2020 7:23 pm (GMT +0)

Strong magnitude 5.7 earthquake at 10 km depth

22 Jan 19:32 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
Jan 22 19:32: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.4.
Jan 22 19:35: Magnitude recalculated from 5.4 to 5.7.
Date & time: 22 Jan 2020 19:23:15 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 22 Jan 2020 7:23 pm (GMT +0)
Magnitude: 5.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.08°N / 56.68°E (Kerman, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Qal'eh Hasan Ali (174 km / 108 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
107 km (66 mi) NNE of Bandar Abbas (Hormozgan) (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) NNW of Mīnāb (Hormozgan) (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) NNE of Qeshm (Hormozgan) (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) SSE of Sīrjān (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) SW of Bam (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
248 km (154 mi) S of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
248 km (154 mi) S of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
439 km (272 mi) ESE of Shiraz (Fars) (pop: 1,249,900) --> See nearby quakes!
463 km (288 mi) NNE of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) (pop: 603,500) --> See nearby quakes!
981 km (610 mi) SSE of Tehran (Tehrān) (pop: 7,153,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 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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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.710 kmSouthern IranGFZ
M 5.022 kmSouthern IranBMKG
M 5.210 kmSouthern IranEMSC
M 5.221 km26 km of Sargaz, Hormozgan (Iran)IRSC
M 5.210 km101km NNW of Minab, IranUSGS

User reports for this quake (4)

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Kuwait (842.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Ras al khaimah / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of), 101 km S of epicenter) : ترسیدم (reported through EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of), 131 km S of epicenter) : قشم لرزیدتقریبا شدید بود (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (11 quakes):
  • 24 Feb 2020 03:36 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | IRSC | Details
  • 20 Feb 2020 20:34 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | IRSC | Details
  • 20 Feb 2020 14:12 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | IRSC | Details
  • 11 Feb 2020 05:08 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (23 mi) distance
    | IRSC | Details
  • 05 Feb 2020 16:28 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    14 km (8.7 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | IRSC | Details
  • 27 Jan 2020 00:56 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | IRSC | Details
  • 25 Jan 2020 12:41 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (13 mi) distance
    | IRSC | Details
  • 24 Jan 2020 19:27 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | IRSC | Details
  • 22 Jan 2020 23:30 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    11 km (6.8 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | IRSC | Details
  • 22 Jan 2020 20:08 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    41 km (26 mi) distance
    | IRSC | Details
  • 22 Jan 2020 19:43 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | IRSC | Details

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