Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - 86 km north of Bandar Abbas, Hormozgan, Iran, on Sunday, 5 March 2000 at 09:40 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 5 Mar 2000 09:40:06 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.946°N / 56.467°E (Hormozgan, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Qal'eh Hasan Ali (194 km / 121 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
86 km (54 mi) NNE of Bandar Abbas (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) NW of Mīnāb (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) N of Qeshm (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) SSE of Sīrjān (Kerman) (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (130 mi) ESE of Dārāb (Fars) (pop: 63,300) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) SW of Bam (Kerman) (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) SSW of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
426 km (265 mi) ESE of Shiraz (Fars) (pop: 1,249,900) --> See nearby quakes!
440 km (274 mi) NNE of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) (pop: 603,500) --> See nearby quakes!
985 km (612 mi) SSE of Tehran (Tehrān) (pop: 7,153,300) --> 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||33 km||southern Iran||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 17 Mar 2000 09:18 UTC| M 4.1 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|15 km (9 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 05 Mar 2000 09:50 UTC| M 3.9 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|9 km (5 mi) distance| USGS | Details