Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 107 km west of Bam, Kerman, Iran, on Monday, 31 January 1983 at 18:56 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 101 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 101.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.888°N / 57.29°E (Kerman, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Qal'eh Hasan Ali (63 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
107 km (66 mi) WSW of Bam (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) SSE of Bardsīr (Bardsir) (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) S of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (105 mi) ESE of Sīrjān (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) N of Mīnāb (Hormozgan) (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (131 mi) SE of Rafsanjān (pop: 147,700) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) NNE of Bandar Abbas (Hormozgan) (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) SSE of Zarand (pop: 59,000) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) ESE of Shahr-e Bābak (pop: 52,400) --> See nearby quakes!
936 km (582 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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