Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - 65 km northeast of Bandar Abbas, Hormozgan, Iran, on Thursday, 31 March 1977 at 10:06 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 63 km depth
Date & time: 31 Mar 1977 10:06:03 UTC
Depth: 63.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.721°N / 56.538°E (Hormozgan, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Qal'eh Hasan Ali (212 km / 132 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
65 km (40 mi) NNE of Bandar Abbas (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NW of Mīnāb (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) NNE of Qeshm (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) NE of Bandar-e Lengeh (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (130 mi) SSE of Sīrjān (Kerman) (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) ESE of Dārāb (Fars) (pop: 63,300) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 mi) SW of Bam (Kerman) (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
290 km (180 mi) S of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
422 km (262 mi) NNE of Abu Dabi (Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates) (pop: 603,500) --> See nearby quakes!
444 km (276 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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