Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - 41 km northeast of Bandar Abbas, Hormozgan, Iran, on Tuesday, 29 March 1977 at 23:25 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 54 km depth
Date & time: 29 Mar 1977 23:25:11 UTC
Depth: 54.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.499°N / 56.505°E (Hormozgan, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Qal'eh Hasan Ali (236 km / 147 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
41 km (26 mi) NNE of Bandar Abbas (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) NNE of Qeshm (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) NW of Mīnāb (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) NE of Bandar-e Lengeh (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) SSE of Sīrjān (Kerman) (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (148 mi) SE of Dārāb (Fars) (pop: 63,300) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (158 mi) SW of Bam (Kerman) (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
315 km (196 mi) S of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
399 km (248 mi) NNE of Abu Dabi (Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates) (pop: 603,500) --> See nearby quakes!
454 km (282 mi) ESE of Shiraz (Fars) (pop: 1,249,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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