Strong mag. 5.3 earthquake - 98 km southeast of Mīnāb, Hormozgan, Iran, on Sat, 11 May 2013 06:09 (Asia/Tehran)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.0 quake 88 km southeast of Mīnāb, Hormozgan, Iran, Sat, 11 May 2013 05:08 (Asia/Tehran), which had occurred 1 hour and 2 minutes earlier.
Strong mag. 5.3 earthquake - 98 km southeast of Mīnāb, Hormozgan, Iran, on Sat, 11 May 2013 06:09 (Asia/Tehran)

Strong magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 27 km depth

11 May 03:30 UTC: First to report: USGS after 20 minutes.
Date & time: 11 May 2013 03:09:53 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sat, 11 May 2013 06:09 (Asia/Tehran)
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 27.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 26.6851°N / 57.9405°E (Hormozgan, Iran)
Nearby towns and cities:
98 km (61 mi) ESE of Mīnāb (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (105 mi) E of Qeshm (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) ESE of Bandar Abbas (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) ESE of Bandar Abbas (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) S of Bam (Kerman) (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
278 km (173 mi) WSW of Iranshahr (Sistan and Baluchestan) (pop: 131,200) --> See nearby quakes!
348 km (216 mi) N of Muscat (Oman) (pop: 797,000) --> See nearby quakes!
409 km (254 mi) SSE of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
424 km (264 mi) SW of Zahedan (Sistan and Baluchestan) (pop: 552,000) --> See nearby quakes!
434 km (269 mi) NE of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) (pop: 603,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.510 kmSouthern IranGFZ

User reports for this quake (2)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Al Nahda, Dubai (300.6 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Dubai, UAE (300.6 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
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