Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 134 km southwest of Bam, Kerman, Iran, on Thursday, 7 October 2004 at 12:55 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 57 km depth
Date & time: 7 Oct 2004 12:55:01 UTC
Depth: 56.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.33°N / 57.311°E (Kerman, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Qal'eh Hasan Ali (122 km / 76 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
134 km (83 mi) SW of Bam (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) N of Mīnāb (Hormozgan) (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) NE of Bandar Abbas (Hormozgan) (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) SSE of Bardsīr (Bardsir) (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (125 mi) SE of Sīrjān (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (136 mi) S of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
264 km (164 mi) SSE of Rafsanjān (pop: 147,700) --> See nearby quakes!
285 km (177 mi) SSE of Zarand (pop: 59,000) --> See nearby quakes!
291 km (181 mi) SE of Shahr-e Bābak (pop: 52,400) --> See nearby quakes!
989 km (615 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||57 km||southern Iran||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 10 Oct 2004 16:27 UTC| M 4.7 |21.4 km (13.3 mi) depth|13 km (8 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 09 Oct 2004 06:08 UTC| M 4.5 |63.7 km (39.6 mi) depth|17 km (11 mi) distance| USGS | Details