Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - 44 km north of Bandar Abbas, Hormozgan, Iran, on Thursday, 31 March 1977 at 19:11 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 52 km depth
Date & time: 31 Mar 1977 19:11:21 UTC
Depth: 52.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.585°N / 56.293°E (Hormozgan, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Qal'eh Hasan Ali (237 km / 147 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km (28 mi) N of Bandar Abbas (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) N of Qeshm (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) WNW of Mīnāb (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) NE of Bandar-e Lengeh (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (134 mi) SE of Dārāb (Fars) (pop: 63,300) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (134 mi) SSE of Sīrjān (Kerman) (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
264 km (164 mi) SW of Bam (Kerman) (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
310 km (192 mi) SSW of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
397 km (247 mi) NNE of Abu Dabi (Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates) (pop: 603,500) --> See nearby quakes!
431 km (268 mi) ESE of Shiraz (Fars) (pop: 1,249,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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