Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - 91 km northwest of Iranshahr, Sistan and Baluchestan, Iran, on Friday, 7 November 1969 at 18:34 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake at 75 km depth
Date & time: 7 Nov 1969 18:34:06 UTC
Depth: 75.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.793°N / 60.043°E (Sistan and Baluchestan, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Bazman (31 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
91 km (57 mi) NW of Iranshahr (pop: 131,200) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (77 mi) WSW of Khāsh (pop: 69,600) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) NNE of Fannūj (pop: 13,000) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (115 mi) NNW of Qasr-e-Qand (pop: 37,700) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) SSW of Zahedan (pop: 552,000) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) SE of Bam (Kerman) (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
285 km (177 mi) NNW of Chabahar (pop: 47,300) --> See nearby quakes!
301 km (187 mi) ENE of Mīnāb (Hormozgan) (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
387 km (240 mi) SSW of Zabol (pop: 122,000) --> See nearby quakes!
400 km (248 mi) SE of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1014 joules (139 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.2 x 105 tons of TNT or 7.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.6||75 km||southeastern Iran||USGS|
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