Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - Southern Iran on Saturday, 31 July 2010 at 06:52 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 4 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 4.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.703°N / 56.812°E (Iran)
Nearest volcano: Qal'eh Hasan Ali (81 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) SE of Bardsīr (Bardsir) (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) SE of Rafsanjān (pop: 147,700) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) ENE of Sīrjān (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) S of Zarand (pop: 59,000) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) WNW of Bam (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (105 mi) ESE of Shahr-e Bābak (pop: 52,400) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) S of Rāvar (pop: 40,200) --> See nearby quakes!
285 km (177 mi) N of Bandar Abbas (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
414 km (257 mi) E of Shiraz (pop: 1,249,900) --> See nearby quakes!
836 km (519 mi) SE of Tehran (pop: 7,153,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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|5.4||4 km||southern Iran||USGS|
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