Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 143 km southwest of Bam, Kerman, Iran, on Tuesday, 10 August 2004 at 02:31 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 25 km depth
Date & time: 10 Aug 2004 02:31:03 UTC
Depth: 24.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.485°N / 57.068°E (Kerman, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Qal'eh Hasan Ali (113 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
143 km (89 mi) WSW of Bam (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) N of Mīnāb (Hormozgan) (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) NNE of Bandar Abbas (Hormozgan) (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) SSE of Bardsīr (Bardsir) (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (107 mi) SE of Sīrjān (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) S of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) SSE of Rafsanjān (pop: 147,700) --> See nearby quakes!
262 km (163 mi) SE of Shahr-e Bābak (pop: 52,400) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (164 mi) S of Zarand (pop: 59,000) --> See nearby quakes!
962 km (598 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||25 km||southern Iran||USGS|
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