Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - 128 km southeast of Bam, Kerman, Iran, on Thursday, 27 January 2011 at 08:43 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 27 Jan 2011 08:43:26 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.128°N / 59.057°E (Kerman, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Shahsavaran (22 km / 14 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
128 km (80 mi) SSE of Bam (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (118 mi) WNW of Iranshahr (Sistan and Baluchestan) (pop: 131,200) --> See nearby quakes!
212 km (132 mi) W of Khāsh (Sistan and Baluchestan) (pop: 69,600) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) ENE of Mīnāb (Hormozgan) (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) SW of Zahedan (Sistan and Baluchestan) (pop: 552,000) --> See nearby quakes!
268 km (167 mi) NW of Qasr-e-Qand (Sistan and Baluchestan) (pop: 37,700) --> See nearby quakes!
293 km (182 mi) ENE of Bandar Abbas (Hormozgan) (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
307 km (191 mi) SE of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
360 km (224 mi) ESE of Sīrjān (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
391 km (243 mi) SE of Rafsanjān (pop: 147,700) --> 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||10 km||southeastern Iran||USGS|
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