Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - 45 km east of Kerman, Iran, on Saturday, 3 December 1988 at 01:23 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 28 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 28.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.248°N / 57.542°E (Kerman, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Qal'eh Hasan Ali (94 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
45 km (28 mi) E of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) ENE of Bardsīr (Bardsir) (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) ESE of Zarand (pop: 59,000) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) SSE of Rāvar (pop: 40,200) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) NNW of Bam (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) E of Rafsanjān (pop: 147,700) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) ENE of Sīrjān (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) E of Shahr-e Bābak (pop: 52,400) --> See nearby quakes!
254 km (158 mi) SE of Bāfq (Bafgh, Yazd) (pop: 31,200) --> See nearby quakes!
832 km (517 mi) SE of Tehran (Tehrān) (pop: 7,153,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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