Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 31 km east of Zarand, Kerman, Iran, on Sunday, May 1, 2005 at 19:43 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 20 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.766°N / 56.887°E↗ (Kerman, Iran)
Antipode: 30.766°S / 123.113°W↗
Nearest volcano: Gandom Beryan (88 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (19 mi) E of Zarand (pop: 59,000) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) S of Rāvar (pop: 40,200) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) NNW of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) SE of Shahrak-e Pābedānā (pop: 6,500) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) ENE of Rafsanjān (pop: 147,700) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) NNE of Bardsīr (Bardsir) (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (115 mi) ENE of Shahr-e Bābak (pop: 52,400) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) NE of Sīrjān (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
438 km (272 mi) ENE of Shiraz (Fars) (pop: 1,249,900) --> See nearby quakes!
747 km (464 mi) SE of Tehran (pop: 7,153,300) --> 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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|4.2||20 km||central Iran||USGS|
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