Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - Semnan, 277 km east of Teheran, Iran, on Friday, 27 August 2010 at 19:23 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.8 earthquake at 7 km depth
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.49°N / 54.47°E (Semnan, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Damavand (219 km / 136 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
76 km (47 mi) S of Dāmghān (pop: 67,700) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) E of Semnan (pop: 124,800) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) ESE of Mahdishahr (Mahdi Shahr) (pop: 21,000) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) SSW of Shahrud (pop: 131,900) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (94 mi) S of Gorgan (Golestan) (pop: 244,900) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) SSE of Behshahr (Māzandarān) (pop: 93,500) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) SE of Nekā (Māzandarān) (pop: 48,800) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) SE of Sari (Māzandarān) (pop: 255,400) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) E of Teheran (Tehrān) (pop: 7,153,300) --> See nearby quakes!
407 km (253 mi) NE of Isfahan (pop: 1,547,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1013 joules (8.78 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7558 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.8||7 km||northern Iran||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.8 quake Semnan, 277 km east of Teheran, Iran, 27 August 2010 19:23 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 28 Aug 2010 00:29 UTC| M 4.9 |6 km (3.7 mi) depth|3 km (2 mi) distance| USGS | Details