Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - 54 km east of Kerman, Iran, on Sunday, 26 June 2011 at 19:47 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 13 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 13.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.21°N / 57.63°E (Kerman, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Qal'eh Hasan Ali (90 km / 56 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
54 km (33 mi) E of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) ENE of Bardsīr (Bardsir) (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) ESE of Zarand (pop: 59,000) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) SE of Rāvar (pop: 40,200) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) NNW of Bam (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) E of Rafsanjān (pop: 147,700) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) ENE of Sīrjān (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (150 mi) E of Shahr-e Bābak (pop: 52,400) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (163 mi) SE of Bāfq (Bafgh, Yazd) (pop: 31,200) --> See nearby quakes!
841 km (523 mi) SE of Tehran (Tehrān) (pop: 7,153,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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