Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - 16 km east of Bandar Abbas, Hormozgan, Iran, on Sunday, 17 April 1977 at 13:04 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 17 Apr 1977 13:04:44 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.208°N / 56.437°E (Hormozgan, Iran)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) E of Bandar Abbas (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) NNE of Qeshm (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) W of Mīnāb (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) ENE of Bandar-e Lengeh (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
253 km (157 mi) SE of Dārāb (Fars) (pop: 63,300) --> See nearby quakes!
260 km (162 mi) SSE of Sīrjān (Kerman) (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
283 km (176 mi) SW of Bam (Kerman) (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
348 km (216 mi) S of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
368 km (229 mi) NNE of Abu Dabi (Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates) (pop: 603,500) --> See nearby quakes!
466 km (290 mi) SE of Shiraz (Fars) (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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