Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - Persian Gulf, 34 km east of Bandar Abbas, Hormozgan, Iran, on Sunday, 17 April 1977 at 03:47 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 17 Apr 1977 03:47:25 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.154°N / 56.624°E (Persian Gulf, Iran)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) E of Bandar Abbas (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NE of Qeshm (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) W of Mīnāb (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) ENE of Bandar-e Lengeh (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
271 km (168 mi) SE of Dārāb (pop: 63,300) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) SSE of Sīrjān (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
276 km (171 mi) SW of Bam (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
351 km (218 mi) S of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
374 km (233 mi) NE of Abu Dabi (United Arab Emirates) (pop: 603,500) --> See nearby quakes!
436 km (271 mi) NNW of Muscat (Oman) (pop: 797,000) --> 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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