Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 46 km east of Mīnāb, Hormozgan, Iran, on Saturday, 1 October 1994 at 08:25 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 46 km depth
Date & time: 1 Oct 1994 08:25:14 UTC
Depth: 46.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.149°N / 57.548°E (Iran)
Nearest volcano: Shahsavaran (204 km / 127 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km (28 mi) E of Mīnāb (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) E of Bandar Abbas (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) E of Qeshm (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) SSW of Bam (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
310 km (193 mi) W of Iranshahr (pop: 131,200) --> See nearby quakes!
315 km (196 mi) SE of Sīrjān (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
352 km (218 mi) S of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
406 km (252 mi) NNW of Muscat (Oman) (pop: 797,000) --> See nearby quakes!
417 km (259 mi) SW of Zahedan (pop: 552,000) --> See nearby quakes!
435 km (271 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: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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