Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - Southern Iran on Monday, 11 April 1977 at 03:10 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 11 Apr 1977 03:10:06 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.487°N / 56.202°E (Iran)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) NNW of Bandar Abbas (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) N of Qeshm (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) WNW of Mīnāb (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) NE of Bandar-e Lengeh (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (134 mi) SE of Dārāb (pop: 63,300) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) SSE of Sīrjān (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) SW of Bam (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
323 km (200 mi) SSW of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
383 km (238 mi) NNE of Abu Dabi (United Arab Emirates) (pop: 603,500) --> See nearby quakes!
429 km (267 mi) ESE of Shiraz (pop: 1,249,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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