Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 128 km southwest of Bam, Kerman, Iran, on Sunday, 6 July 2003 at 16:04 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 6 Jul 2003 16:04:20 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.093°N / 57.739°E (Kerman, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Qal'eh Hasan Ali (146 km / 91 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
125 km (78 mi) NNE of Mīnāb (Hormozgan) (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (79 mi) SSW of Bam (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) NE of Bandar Abbas (Hormozgan) (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) NE of Qeshm (Hormozgan) (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) SSE of Bardsīr (Bardsir) (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) SE of Sīrjān (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (157 mi) SSE of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
307 km (191 mi) WNW of Iranshahr (Sistan and Baluchestan) (pop: 131,200) --> See nearby quakes!
308 km (191 mi) SE of Rafsanjān (pop: 147,700) --> See nearby quakes!
342 km (213 mi) WSW of Zahedan (Sistan and Baluchestan) (pop: 552,000) --> 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||33 km||southern Iran||USGS|
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