Very strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - 30 km east of Rafsanjān, Kerman, Iran, on Tuesday, 18 April 1911 at 18:14 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.46°N / 56.305°E (Kerman, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Dehaj-Meduk (79 km / 49 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (19 mi) ENE of Rafsanjān (pop: 147,700) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SSW of Zarand (pop: 59,000) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) NNW of Bardsīr (Bardsir) (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) S of Shahrak-e Pābedānā (pop: 6,500) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) WNW of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) SSW of Rāvar (pop: 40,200) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) ENE of Shahr-e Bābak (pop: 52,400) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) NNE of Sīrjān (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
502 km (312 mi) ESE of Isfahan (pop: 1,547,200) --> See nearby quakes!
739 km (459 mi) SE of Tehran (Tehrān) (pop: 7,153,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.5||15 km||central Iran||USGS|
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