Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 137 km southwest of Bam, Kerman, Iran, on Sunday, 25 November 2001 at 21:30 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 40 km depth
Date & time: 25 Nov 2001 21:30:54 UTC
Depth: 40.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.319°N / 57.272°E (Kerman, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Qal'eh Hasan Ali (124 km / 77 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
133 km (83 mi) N of Mīnāb (Hormozgan) (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) SW of Bam (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) NE of Bandar Abbas (Hormozgan) (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) SSE of Bardsīr (Bardsir) (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) SE of Sīrjān (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) S of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (164 mi) SSE of Rafsanjān (pop: 147,700) --> See nearby quakes!
286 km (178 mi) SSE of Zarand (pop: 59,000) --> See nearby quakes!
289 km (180 mi) SE of Shahr-e Bābak (pop: 52,400) --> See nearby quakes!
988 km (614 mi) SE of Tehran (Tehrān) (pop: 7,153,300) --> 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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|M 5.0||40 km||southern Iran||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 04 Jan 2002 09:06 UTC| M 4.0 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|10 km (6 mi) distance| USGS | Details