Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 52 km north of Zahedan, Sistan and Baluchestan, Iran, on Saturday, 12 September 1992 at 02:34 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 23 km depth
Date & time: 12 Sep 1992 02:34:50 UTC
Depth: 23.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.941°N / 60.702°E (Sistan and Baluchestan, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Taftan (155 km / 96 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
52 km (32 mi) NNW of Zahedan (pop: 552,000) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) E of Noşratābād (pop: 4,180) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) SSW of Zabol (pop: 122,000) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) SW of Zaranj (Nimroz, Afghanistan) (pop: 49,900) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) NNW of Khāsh (pop: 69,600) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) ENE of Bam (Kerman) (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
305 km (189 mi) N of Iranshahr (pop: 131,200) --> See nearby quakes!
351 km (218 mi) E of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
354 km (220 mi) SSE of Birjand (Khorāsān-e Jonūbī) (pop: 197,000) --> See nearby quakes!
409 km (254 mi) ESE of Zarand (Kerman) (pop: 59,000) --> 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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