Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 128 km southeast of Bam, Kerman, Iran, on Saturday, 29 January 2011 at 00:50 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 15 km depth
Date & time: 29 Jan 2011 00:50:18 UTC
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.15°N / 59.08°E (Kerman, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Shahsavaran (20 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
128 km (79 mi) SE of Bam (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) NW of Iranshahr (Sistan and Baluchestan) (pop: 131,200) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (130 mi) W of Khāsh (Sistan and Baluchestan) (pop: 69,600) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) ENE of Mīnāb (Hormozgan) (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (143 mi) SW of Zahedan (Sistan and Baluchestan) (pop: 552,000) --> See nearby quakes!
269 km (167 mi) NW of Qasr-e-Qand (Sistan and Baluchestan) (pop: 37,700) --> See nearby quakes!
296 km (184 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!
362 km (225 mi) ESE of Sīrjān (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
622 km (387 mi) NE of Abu Dabi (Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates) (pop: 603,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.4||15 km||southeastern Iran||USGS|
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