Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - Hormozgan, 196 km west of Chabahar, Sistan and Baluchestan, Iran, on Thursday, 7 December 1989 at 18:21 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - Hormozgan, 196 km west of Chabahar, Sistan and Baluchestan, Iran, on Thursday, 7 December 1989 at 18:21 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 33 km depth

Date & time: 7 Dec 1989 18:21:50 UTC
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 25.72°N / 58.754°E (Hormozgan, Iran)
Nearby towns and cities:
130 km (81 mi) SW of Fannūj (Sistan and Baluchestan) (pop: 13,000) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (121 mi) WNW of Chabahar (Sistan and Baluchestan) (pop: 47,300) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) WSW of Qasr-e-Qand (Sistan and Baluchestan) (pop: 37,700) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) SE of Mīnāb (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
240 km (149 mi) N of Muscat (Oman) (pop: 797,000) --> See nearby quakes!
253 km (157 mi) SW of Iranshahr (Sistan and Baluchestan) (pop: 131,200) --> See nearby quakes!
283 km (176 mi) ESE of Qeshm (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
295 km (184 mi) ESE of Bandar Abbas (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
461 km (286 mi) ENE of Abu Dabi (Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates) (pop: 603,500) --> See nearby quakes!
469 km (291 mi) SSW of Zahedan (Sistan and Baluchestan) (pop: 552,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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4.533 kmnear the coast of southeastern IranUSGS
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