Very strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - 44 km northeast of Gerāsh, Gerash, Fars, Iran, on Sunday, 11 June 1961 at 05:10 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.861°N / 54.528°E (Fars, Iran)
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km (27 mi) ENE of Gerāsh (Gerash) (pop: 25,300) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) S of Dārāb (pop: 63,300) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) SE of Fasa (pop: 98,100) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) NNW of Bandar-e Lengeh (Hormozgan) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) S of Neyrīz (pop: 45,500) --> See nearby quakes!
275 km (171 mi) SE of Shiraz (pop: 1,249,900) --> See nearby quakes!
379 km (236 mi) N of Abu Dabi (Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates) (pop: 603,500) --> See nearby quakes!
413 km (257 mi) NE of Doha (Baladīyat ad Dawḩah, Qatar) (pop: 344,900) --> See nearby quakes!
431 km (268 mi) ENE of Manama (Bahrain) (pop: 147,100) --> See nearby quakes!
919 km (571 mi) SSE of Tehran (Tehrān) (pop: 7,153,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.4||15 km||southern Iran||USGS|
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User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 11 Jun 1961 13:57 UTC| M 5.6 |15 km (9.3 mi) depth|25 km (15 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 11 Jun 1961 12:31 UTC| M 5.7 |15 km (9.3 mi) depth|3 km (2 mi) distance| USGS | Details