Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - Kerman, 110 km north of Mīnāb, Hormozgan, Iran, on Thursday, 19 December 1991 at 18:55 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 27 km depth
Date & time: 19 Dec 1991 18:55:17 UTC
Depth: 27.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.102°N / 57.304°E (Kerman, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Qal'eh Hasan Ali (147 km / 91 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
110 km (68 mi) N of Mīnāb (Hormozgan) (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) NE of Bandar Abbas (Hormozgan) (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) SW of Bam (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) NE of Qeshm (Hormozgan) (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (133 mi) SSE of Bardsīr (Bardsir) (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (136 mi) SE of Sīrjān (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (151 mi) S of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
286 km (178 mi) SSE of Rafsanjān (pop: 147,700) --> See nearby quakes!
380 km (236 mi) WSW of Zahedan (Sistan and Baluchestan) (pop: 552,000) --> See nearby quakes!
499 km (310 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: 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||27 km||southern Iran||USGS|
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