Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 73 km southeast of Kerman, Iran, on Wednesday, 14 October 1981 at 09:12 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 33 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.899°N / 57.696°E (Kerman, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Qal'eh Hasan Ali (57 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
73 km (45 mi) SE of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) E of Bardsīr (Bardsir) (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) NW of Bam (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (92 mi) SE of Zarand (pop: 59,000) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) ESE of Rafsanjān (pop: 147,700) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) SSE of Rāvar (pop: 40,200) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) ENE of Sīrjān (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
249 km (155 mi) E of Shahr-e Bābak (pop: 52,400) --> See nearby quakes!
309 km (192 mi) W of Zahedan (Sistan and Baluchestan) (pop: 552,000) --> See nearby quakes!
871 km (541 mi) SE of Tehran (Tehrān) (pop: 7,153,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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