Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Kerman, 156 km northeast of Bandar Abbas, Hormozgan, Iran, on Saturday, 13 November 1976 at 10:12 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 13 Nov 1976 10:12:32 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.178°N / 57.397°E (Kerman, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Qal'eh Hasan Ali (137 km / 85 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
120 km (75 mi) NNE of Mīnāb (Hormozgan) (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (87 mi) SW of Bam (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) NE of Bandar Abbas (Hormozgan) (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) NE of Qeshm (Hormozgan) (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (130 mi) SSE of Bardsīr (Bardsir) (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) SE of Sīrjān (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
236 km (147 mi) S of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
283 km (176 mi) SSE of Rafsanjān (pop: 147,700) --> See nearby quakes!
286 km (178 mi) ESE of Dārāb (Fars) (pop: 63,300) --> See nearby quakes!
368 km (229 mi) WSW of Zahedan (Sistan and Baluchestan) (pop: 552,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.0||33 km||southern Iran||USGS|
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