Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Kerman, 106 km northeast of Mīnāb, Hormozgan, Iran, on Friday, 15 July 1983 at 02:01 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 15 Jul 1983 02:01:14 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.714°N / 57.941°E (Kerman, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Shahsavaran (140 km / 87 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
106 km (66 mi) NE of Mīnāb (Hormozgan) (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) SSW of Bam (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) ENE of Bandar Abbas (Hormozgan) (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (115 mi) ENE of Qeshm (Hormozgan) (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) WNW of Iranshahr (Sistan and Baluchestan) (pop: 131,200) --> See nearby quakes!
279 km (174 mi) SSE of Bardsīr (Bardsir) (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
293 km (182 mi) SE of Sīrjān (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
298 km (185 mi) SSE of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
347 km (216 mi) SW of Zahedan (Sistan and Baluchestan) (pop: 552,000) --> See nearby quakes!
507 km (315 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 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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