Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - 139 km southwest of Bam, Kerman, Iran, on Sunday, 2 April 1989 at 06:42 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 44 km depth
Date & time: 2 Apr 1989 06:42:04 UTC
Depth: 44.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.252°N / 57.315°E (Kerman, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Qal'eh Hasan Ali (130 km / 81 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
127 km (79 mi) N of Mīnāb (Hormozgan) (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) SW of Bam (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) NE of Bandar Abbas (Hormozgan) (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) SSE of Bardsīr (Bardsir) (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) SE of Sīrjān (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) S of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) SSE of Rafsanjān (pop: 147,700) --> See nearby quakes!
294 km (183 mi) SSE of Zarand (pop: 59,000) --> See nearby quakes!
513 km (319 mi) NNE of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) (pop: 603,500) --> See nearby quakes!
997 km (619 mi) SE of Tehran (Tehrān) (pop: 7,153,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.4||44 km||southern Iran||USGS|
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