Strong mag. 5.6 earthquake - Sistan and Baluchestan, 135 km east of Bam, Kerman, Iran, on Monday, 4 August 2003 at 03:28 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.6 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 4 Aug 2003 03:28:19 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.078°N / 59.745°E (Sistan and Baluchestan, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Shahsavaran (113 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
94 km (59 mi) SSW of Noşratābād (pop: 4,180) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) WSW of Zahedan (pop: 552,000) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) E of Bam (Kerman) (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) WNW of Khāsh (pop: 69,600) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) NNW of Iranshahr (pop: 131,200) --> See nearby quakes!
275 km (171 mi) SW of Zabol (pop: 122,000) --> See nearby quakes!
290 km (180 mi) ESE of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
330 km (205 mi) NNW of Qasr-e-Qand (pop: 37,700) --> See nearby quakes!
339 km (211 mi) NE of Mīnāb (Hormozgan) (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
391 km (243 mi) ESE of Rafsanjān (Kerman) (pop: 147,700) --> 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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|5.6||33 km||southeastern Iran||USGS|
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