Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 146 km southwest of Bam, Kerman, Iran, on Monday, 12 April 1993 at 14:00 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 12 Apr 1993 14:00:40 UTC
Depth: 33.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.33°N / 57.148°E (Kerman, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Qal'eh Hasan Ali (126 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
133 km (83 mi) N of Mīnāb (Hormozgan) (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) SW of Bam (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) NNE of Bandar Abbas (Hormozgan) (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (115 mi) SSE of Bardsīr (Bardsir) (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) SE of Sīrjān (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
217 km (135 mi) S of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (159 mi) SSE of Rafsanjān (pop: 147,700) --> See nearby quakes!
280 km (174 mi) SE of Shahr-e Bābak (pop: 52,400) --> See nearby quakes!
282 km (175 mi) SSE of Zarand (pop: 59,000) --> See nearby quakes!
981 km (609 mi) SE of Tehran (Tehrān) (pop: 7,153,300) --> 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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|M 5.0||33 km||southern Iran||USGS|
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