Strong mag. 5.6 earthquake - 105 km north of Mīnāb, Hormozgan, Iran, on Friday, 14 February 2003 at 10:28 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.6 earthquake at 38 km depth
Date & time: 14 Feb 2003 10:28:58 UTC
Depth: 37.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.046°N / 56.818°E (Hormozgan, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Qal'eh Hasan Ali (168 km / 104 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
105 km (65 mi) NNW of Mīnāb (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) NNE of Bandar Abbas (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) NNE of Qeshm (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) SW of Bam (Kerman) (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) SE of Sīrjān (Kerman) (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (155 mi) S of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
274 km (171 mi) SSE of Rafsanjān (Kerman) (pop: 147,700) --> See nearby quakes!
452 km (281 mi) ESE of Shiraz (Fars) (pop: 1,249,900) --> See nearby quakes!
467 km (290 mi) NNE of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) (pop: 603,500) --> See nearby quakes!
991 km (616 mi) SSE of Tehran (Tehrān) (pop: 7,153,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1013 joules (4.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3788 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.6||38 km||southern Iran||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 08 Mar 2003 09:28 UTC| M 4.7 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|9 km (6 mi) distance| USGS | Details