Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Northern Iran on Tuesday, 29 October 1985 at 14:23 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.88°N / 54.803°E (Iran)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) E of Gorgan (pop: 244,900) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SW of Āzādshahr (pop: 47,600) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (33 mi) SW of Gonbad-e Kāvūs (pop: 131,400) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) NNW of Shahrud (pop: 131,900) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) SW of Kalāleh (Kalaleh) (pop: 33,700) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) NNE of Dāmghān (pop: 67,700) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) E of Behshahr (pop: 93,500) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) ENE of Sari (pop: 255,400) --> See nearby quakes!
331 km (205 mi) ENE of Teheran (pop: 7,153,300) --> See nearby quakes!
361 km (224 mi) ENE of Karaj (pop: 1,448,100) --> 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||northern Iran||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake Northern Iran 29 October 1985 14:23 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 24 Nov 1985 17:22 UTC| M 4.3 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|13 km (8 mi) distance| USGS | Details