Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Kerman, 109 km north of Mīnāb, Hormozgan, Iran, on Friday, 15 October 1982 at 02:53 (GMT)
Quake Data | Interactive map | User Reports | Aftershocks | Earlier quakes in same area | Quakes in Iran| Kerman | Hormozgan | Sistan and Baluchestan | Abu Dhabi
Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 15 Oct 1982 02:53:49 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.088°N / 57.309°E (Kerman, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Qal'eh Hasan Ali (148 km / 92 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
109 km (68 mi) N of Mīnāb (Hormozgan) (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) NE of Bandar Abbas (Hormozgan) (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) SW of Bam (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) NE of Qeshm (Hormozgan) (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (134 mi) SSE of Bardsīr (Bardsir) (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (136 mi) SE of Sīrjān (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) S of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
288 km (179 mi) SSE of Rafsanjān (pop: 147,700) --> See nearby quakes!
380 km (236 mi) WSW of Zahedan (Sistan and Baluchestan) (pop: 552,000) --> See nearby quakes!
498 km (309 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: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|M 5.1||33 km||southern Iran||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.