Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 51 km east of Zarand, Kerman, Iran, on Wednesday, 15 August 1984 at 02:00 (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: 30.881°N / 57.088°E (Kerman, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Gandom Beryan (66 km / 41 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
51 km (31 mi) SSE of Rāvar (pop: 40,200) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (31 mi) E of Zarand (pop: 59,000) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) N of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (44 mi) ESE of Shahrak-e Pābedānā (pop: 6,500) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) ENE of Rafsanjān (pop: 147,700) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) NNE of Bardsīr (Bardsir) (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) NE of Sīrjān (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) NNW of Bam (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
460 km (286 mi) ENE of Shiraz (Fars) (pop: 1,249,900) --> See nearby quakes!
751 km (467 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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|5.1||33 km||eastern Iran||USGS|
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