Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Northern Iran on Friday, 26 November 1999 at 04:27 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake  - Northern Iran on Friday, 26 November 1999 at 04:27 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 33 km depth

Date & time: 26 Nov 1999 04:27:24 UTC
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.92°N / 54.9°E (Iran)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (19 mi) SW of Āzādshahr (pop: 47,600) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) ENE of Gorgan (pop: 244,900) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SSW of Gonbad-e Kāvūs (pop: 131,400) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) N of Shahrud (pop: 131,900) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) SW of Kalāleh (Kalaleh) (pop: 33,700) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) NNE of Dāmghān (pop: 67,700) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) ENE of Behshahr (pop: 93,500) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) ENE of Nekā (pop: 48,800) --> See nearby quakes!
340 km (211 mi) ENE of Teheran (pop: 7,153,300) --> See nearby quakes!
426 km (265 mi) W of Mashhad (pop: 2,307,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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M 5.333 kmnorthern IranUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.3 quake Northern Iran 26 November 1999 04:27 GMT

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Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Northern Iran on Friday, 26 November 1999 at 04:27 (GMT)
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