Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Kerman, 76 km east of Mīnāb, Hormozgan, Iran, on Friday, 8 August 1986 at 08:31 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 8 Aug 1986 08:31:24 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.291°N / 57.833°E (Kerman, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Shahsavaran (172 km / 107 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
76 km (47 mi) ENE of Mīnāb (Hormozgan) (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) E of Bandar Abbas (Hormozgan) (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) ENE of Qeshm (Hormozgan) (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) SSW of Bam (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
282 km (175 mi) W of Iranshahr (Sistan and Baluchestan) (pop: 131,200) --> See nearby quakes!
320 km (199 mi) SE of Sīrjān (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
341 km (212 mi) SSE of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
385 km (239 mi) SW of Zahedan (Sistan and Baluchestan) (pop: 552,000) --> See nearby quakes!
390 km (242 mi) SSE of Rafsanjān (pop: 147,700) --> See nearby quakes!
467 km (290 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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