Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 48 km north of Bandar Abbas, Hormozgan, Iran, on Sunday, 17 April 1977 at 17:15 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 60 km depth
Date & time: 17 Apr 1977 17:15:14 UTC
Depth: 60.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.598°N / 56.437°E (Hormozgan, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Qal'eh Hasan Ali (229 km / 142 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
48 km (30 mi) NNE of Bandar Abbas (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) NNE of Qeshm (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) NW of Mīnāb (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) NE of Bandar-e Lengeh (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) SSE of Sīrjān (Kerman) (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
305 km (190 mi) S of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
405 km (252 mi) NNE of Abu Dabi (Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates) (pop: 603,500) --> See nearby quakes!
442 km (275 mi) ESE of Shiraz (Fars) (pop: 1,249,900) --> See nearby quakes!
488 km (303 mi) NNW of Muscat (Oman) (pop: 797,000) --> See nearby quakes!
552 km (343 mi) ENE of Doha (Baladīyat ad Dawḩah, Qatar) (pop: 344,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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