Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - 30 km north of Bandar Abbas, Hormozgan, Iran, on Friday, 8 April 1977 at 16:49 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 22 km depth
Date & time: 8 Apr 1977 16:49:42 UTC
Depth: 22.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.454°N / 56.296°E (Hormozgan, Iran)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (19 mi) N of Bandar Abbas (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) N of Qeshm (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) WNW of Mīnāb (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) NE of Bandar-e Lengeh (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) SE of Dārāb (Fars) (pop: 63,300) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) SSE of Sīrjān (Kerman) (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
273 km (170 mi) SW of Bam (Kerman) (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
324 km (201 mi) SSW of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
384 km (239 mi) NNE of Abu Dabi (Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates) (pop: 603,500) --> See nearby quakes!
439 km (273 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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