Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - 94 km south of Bam, Kerman, Iran, on Wednesday, 10 June 1998 at 08:30 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 88 km depth
Date & time: 10 Jun 1998 08:30:13 UTC
Depth: 88.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.275°N / 58.544°E (Kerman, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Shahsavaran (74 km / 46 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
94 km (59 mi) SSE of Bam (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) NE of Mīnāb (Hormozgan) (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (150 mi) WNW of Iranshahr (Sistan and Baluchestan) (pop: 131,200) --> See nearby quakes!
254 km (158 mi) ENE of Bandar Abbas (Hormozgan) (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
262 km (163 mi) W of Khāsh (Sistan and Baluchestan) (pop: 69,600) --> See nearby quakes!
264 km (164 mi) WSW of Zahedan (Sistan and Baluchestan) (pop: 552,000) --> See nearby quakes!
265 km (165 mi) SSE of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
265 km (165 mi) SE of Bardsīr (Bardsir) (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
308 km (191 mi) ESE of Sīrjān (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
593 km (368 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: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.4||88 km||southeastern Iran||USGS|
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