Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - 13 km east of Zarand, Kerman, Iran, on Sunday, 7 May 2006 at 06:20 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 14 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 14.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.79°N / 56.7°E (Kerman, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Gandom Beryan (99 km / 62 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) E of Zarand (pop: 59,000) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SE of Shahrak-e Pābedānā (pop: 6,500) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) S of Rāvar (pop: 40,200) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) NNW of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) ENE of Rafsanjān (pop: 147,700) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) N of Bardsīr (Bardsir) (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) ENE of Shahr-e Bābak (pop: 52,400) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) NNE of Sīrjān (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
422 km (262 mi) ENE of Shiraz (Fars) (pop: 1,249,900) --> See nearby quakes!
734 km (456 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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|5.0||14 km||central Iran||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 07 Jun 2006 20:57 UTC| M 4.4 |1 km (0.6 mi) depth|12 km (7 mi) distance| USGS | Details