Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - 45 km north of Bandar Abbas, Hormozgan, Iran, on Friday, 1 April 1977 at 16:00 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 1 Apr 1977 16:00:25 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.594°N / 56.25°E (Hormozgan, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Qal'eh Hasan Ali (239 km / 149 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
45 km (28 mi) N of Bandar Abbas (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) N of Qeshm (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (61 mi) WNW of Mīnāb (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) NE of Bandar-e Lengeh (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) SE of Dārāb (Fars) (pop: 63,300) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) SSE of Sīrjān (Kerman) (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
266 km (165 mi) SW of Bam (Kerman) (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
310 km (192 mi) SSW of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
396 km (246 mi) NNE of Abu Dabi (Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates) (pop: 603,500) --> See nearby quakes!
427 km (265 mi) ESE of Shiraz (Fars) (pop: 1,249,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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