Light mag. 2.9 earthquake - Kerman, 103 km east of Mīnāb, Hormozgan, Iran, on Saturday, 26 December 2020 at 02:38 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 8 km depth
26 Dec 05:00 UTC: First to report: IRSC after 2 hours and 22 minutes.
Date & time: 26 Dec 2020 02:38:49 UTC -
Depth: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.23°N / 58.12°E (Kerman, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Bazman (207 km / 129 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
103 km (64 mi) E of Mīnāb (Hormozgan) (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) WNW of Fannūj (Sistan and Baluchestan) (pop: 13,000) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) E of Bandar Abbas (Hormozgan) (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) E of Qeshm (Hormozgan) (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (136 mi) ENE of Khasab (Musandam, Oman) (pop: 17,900) --> See nearby quakes!
260 km (161 mi) NE of Dibba Al-Fujairah (Dibba Al Fujairah, United Arab Emirates) (pop: 30,000) --> See nearby quakes!
354 km (220 mi) SSE of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IRSC
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||8 km||15 Km of Chah Dadkhoda, Kerman, Iran||IRSC|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.