Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Southern Iran on Wednesday, 6 October 2004 at 11:14 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 72 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 72.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.837°N / 57.93°E (Iran)
Nearest volcano: Qal'eh Hasan Ali (72 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
51 km (32 mi) SW of Bam (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) SE of Bardsīr (Bardsir) (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) SSE of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) NNE of Mīnāb (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 mi) ESE of Sīrjān (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) NE of Bandar Abbas (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) SE of Rafsanjān (pop: 147,700) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) SSE of Zarand (pop: 59,000) --> See nearby quakes!
294 km (183 mi) WSW of Zahedan (pop: 552,000) --> See nearby quakes!
977 km (607 mi) SE of Tehran (pop: 7,153,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.2||72 km||southern Iran||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 07 Oct 2004 07:17 UTC| M 4.5 |104 km (64.6 mi) depth|10 km (6 mi) distance| USGS | Details