Mag. 4.0 earthquake - 352 km south of Kerman, Iran, on Thursday, 14 Jan 2021 2:26 am (GMT +3:30) -

Mag. 4.0 earthquake  - 352 km south of Kerman, Iran, on Thursday, 14 Jan 2021 2:26 am (GMT +3:30)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

13 Jan 23:11 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 15 minutes.
14 Jan 00:20: Magnitude recalculated from 4.3 to 4.0. Epicenter location corrected by 31 km (19 mi) towards ESE.
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Date & time: 13 Jan 2021 22:56:44 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 14 Jan 2021 2:26 am (GMT +3:30)
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.24°N / 58.08°E (Kerman, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Qal'eh Hasan Ali (226 km / 140 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
99 km (62 mi) E of Mīnāb (Hormozgan) (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) E of Bandar Abbas (Hormozgan) (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) E of Qeshm (Hormozgan) (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) S of Bam (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
258 km (160 mi) W of Iranshahr (Sistan and Baluchestan) (pop: 131,200) --> See nearby quakes!
287 km (179 mi) WNW of Qasr-e-Qand (Sistan and Baluchestan) (pop: 37,700) --> See nearby quakes!
327 km (203 mi) WSW of Khāsh (Sistan and Baluchestan) (pop: 69,600) --> See nearby quakes!
340 km (211 mi) SE of Sīrjān (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
352 km (219 mi) SSE of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
1132 km (703 mi) SE of Teheran (Tehrān) (pop: 7,153,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 9.9°C (50 F), humidity: 32%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from ENE
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.010 kmSOUTHEASTERN IRANEMSC
M 4.310 km76 Km ENE of Mīnāb, IranUSGS
M 4.010 km19 Km of Chah Dadkhoda, Kerman, IranIRSC
M 4.510 kmSouthern IranGFZ

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Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Mag. 4.0 earthquake - 352 km south of Kerman, Iran, on Thursday, 14 Jan 2021 2:26 am (GMT +3:30)
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  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Depth
    |
    Age
    |
    Distance
    | Details
  • 21 Mar 1977 21:18
    | 6.9 |
    29km / 18mi
    |
    44 years ago
    |
    172km / 107mi
    | Southern Iran
  • 22 Sep 1923 20:47
    | 6.8 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    97 years ago
    |
    250km / 155mi
    | Southern Iran
  • 20 Dec 2010 18:41
    | 6.7 |
    12km / 7.5mi
    |
    10 years ago
    |
    169km / 105mi
    | Southeastern Iran
  • 26 Dec 2003 01:56
    | 6.6 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    17 years ago
    |
    197km / 122mi
    | Southeastern Iran
  • 04 Mar 1999 05:38
    | 6.6 |
    33km / 21mi
    |
    22 years ago
    |
    151km / 94mi
    | Southern Iran
  • 07 Nov 1969 18:34
    | 6.6 |
    75km / 47mi
    |
    51 years ago
    |
    203km / 126mi
    | Southeastern Iran
  • 27 Jan 2011 08:38
    | 6.2 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    10 years ago
    |
    141km / 87mi
    | Southeastern Iran
  • 01 Apr 1977 13:36
    | 6.2 |
    29km / 18mi
    |
    44 years ago
    |
    176km / 109mi
    | Southern Iran
  • 10 Sep 2008 11:00
    | 6.1 |
    12km / 7.5mi
    |
    12 years ago
    |
    230km / 143mi
    | Southern Iran
  • 07 Mar 1975 07:04
    | 6.1 |
    27km / 17mi
    |
    46 years ago
    |
    182km / 113mi
    | Southern Iran
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