Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - 69 km northeast of Bandar Abbas, Hormozgan, Iran, on Saturday, 1 August 1998 at 23:38 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 1 Aug 1998 23:38:32 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.754°N / 56.558°E (Hormozgan, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Qal'eh Hasan Ali (208 km / 129 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
69 km (43 mi) NNE of Bandar Abbas (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NW of Mīnāb (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) NNE of Qeshm (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) SSE of Sīrjān (Kerman) (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) NE of Bandar-e Lengeh (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (141 mi) ESE of Dārāb (Fars) (pop: 63,300) --> See nearby quakes!
231 km (144 mi) SW of Bam (Kerman) (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
286 km (178 mi) S of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
426 km (265 mi) NNE of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) (pop: 603,500) --> See nearby quakes!
444 km (276 mi) ESE of Shiraz (Fars) (pop: 1,249,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.2||33 km||southern Iran||USGS|
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