Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - 149 km southwest of Bam, Kerman, Iran, on Saturday, 5 March 2011 at 20:42 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 19 km depth
Date & time: 5 Mar 2011 20:42:53 UTC
Depth: 19.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.298°N / 57.14°E (Kerman, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Qal'eh Hasan Ali (130 km / 81 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
130 km (81 mi) N of Mīnāb (Hormozgan) (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) SW of Bam (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) NE of Bandar Abbas (Hormozgan) (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) SSE of Bardsīr (Bardsir) (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) SE of Sīrjān (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) S of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
260 km (161 mi) SSE of Rafsanjān (pop: 147,700) --> See nearby quakes!
285 km (177 mi) SSE of Zarand (pop: 59,000) --> See nearby quakes!
508 km (315 mi) NNE of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) (pop: 603,500) --> See nearby quakes!
983 km (611 mi) SE of Tehran (Tehrān) (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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|M 5.2||19 km||southern Iran||USGS|
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