Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - 59 km northeast of Bandar Abbas, Hormozgan, Iran, on Thursday, 26 May 1977 at 22:39 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 39 km depth
Date & time: 26 May 1977 22:39:29 UTC
Depth: 39.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.654°N / 56.553°E (Hormozgan, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Qal'eh Hasan Ali (218 km / 135 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
59 km (36 mi) NNE of Bandar Abbas (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) NW of Mīnāb (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) NNE of Qeshm (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) NE of Bandar-e Lengeh (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
217 km (135 mi) SSE of Sīrjān (Kerman) (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) ESE of Dārāb (Fars) (pop: 63,300) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (149 mi) SW of Bam (Kerman) (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
297 km (184 mi) S of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
416 km (259 mi) NNE of Abu Dabi (Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates) (pop: 603,500) --> See nearby quakes!
449 km (279 mi) ESE 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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