Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Chāgai, Pakistan, 27 km east of Zahedan, Iran, on Saturday, 22 June 1985 at 12:41 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 22 Jun 1985 12:41:03 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.517°N / 61.142°E (Chāgai, Balochistan, Pakistan)
Nearest volcano: Taftan (102 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) E of Zahedan (Sistan and Baluchestan, Iran) (pop: 552,000) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) N of Khāsh (Sistan and Baluchestan, Iran) (pop: 69,600) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) S of Zabol (Sistan and Baluchestan, Iran) (pop: 122,000) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) SSW of Zaranj (Nimroz, Afghanistan) (pop: 49,900) --> See nearby quakes!
261 km (162 mi) N of Iranshahr (Sistan and Baluchestan, Iran) (pop: 131,200) --> See nearby quakes!
274 km (170 mi) E of Bam (Kerman, Iran) (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
325 km (202 mi) WNW of Dalbandin (pop: 14,600) --> See nearby quakes!
401 km (249 mi) E of Kerman (Iran) (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
434 km (269 mi) NNW of Turbat (pop: 75,700) --> See nearby quakes!
570 km (354 mi) W of Quetta (pop: 733,700) --> 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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|5.0||33 km||Iran-Afghanistan-Pakistan border region||USGS|
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