Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - 38 km northwest of Zahedan, Sistan and Baluchestan, Iran, on Friday, 11 September 1992 at 17:03 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 12 km depth
Date & time: 11 Sep 1992 17:03:58 UTC
Depth: 11.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.804°N / 60.696°E (Sistan and Baluchestan, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Taftan (140 km / 87 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (24 mi) NNW of Zahedan (pop: 552,000) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) E of Noşratābād (pop: 4,180) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) SSW of Zabol (pop: 122,000) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) SW of Zaranj (Nimroz, Afghanistan) (pop: 49,900) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) NNW of Khāsh (pop: 69,600) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (149 mi) ENE of Bam (Kerman) (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
289 km (180 mi) N of Iranshahr (pop: 131,200) --> See nearby quakes!
352 km (219 mi) E of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
368 km (229 mi) SSE of Birjand (Khorāsān-e Jonūbī) (pop: 197,000) --> See nearby quakes!
396 km (246 mi) N of Qasr-e-Qand (pop: 37,700) --> 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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