Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - 62 km north of Zahedan, Sistan and Baluchestan, Iran, on Friday, 11 September 1992 at 18:24 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 11 Sep 1992 18:24:14 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.046°N / 60.765°E (Sistan and Baluchestan, Iran)
Nearest volcano: East Neh (156 km / 97 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
62 km (38 mi) N of Zahedan (pop: 552,000) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) ENE of Noşratābād (pop: 4,180) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) WSW of Mīrābād (Chahar Burjak, Nimroz, Afghanistan) (pop: 14,200) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) SSW of Zabol (pop: 122,000) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) SW of Zaranj (Nimroz, Afghanistan) (pop: 49,900) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) NNW of Khāsh (pop: 69,600) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (159 mi) ENE of Bam (Kerman) (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
316 km (197 mi) N of Iranshahr (pop: 131,200) --> See nearby quakes!
346 km (215 mi) SSE of Birjand (Khorāsān-e Jonūbī) (pop: 197,000) --> See nearby quakes!
355 km (221 mi) E of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.3||33 km||eastern Iran||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 15 Sep 1992 16:52 UTC| M 4.2 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|20 km (12 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 12 Sep 1992 02:34 UTC| M 5.0 |23.1 km (14.4 mi) depth|13 km (8 mi) distance| USGS | Details