Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 117 km southwest of Bam, Kerman, Iran, on Thursday, 28 Jan 2021 10:10 pm (GMT +3:30) -

Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 117 km southwest of Bam, Kerman, Iran, on Thursday, 28 Jan 2021 10:10 pm (GMT +3:30)

Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 10 km depth

28 Jan 18:52 UTC: First to report: USGS after 12 minutes.
28 Jan 19:15: Magnitude recalculated from 4.3 to 4.4. Epicenter location corrected by 3 km (1.9 mi) towards NW.
Date & time: 28 Jan 2021 18:40:13 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 28 Jan 2021 10:10 pm (GMT +3:30)
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.2836°N / 57.6104°E (Kerman, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Qal'eh Hasan Ali (127 km / 79 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
117 km (73 mi) SW of Bam (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) NNE of Mīnāb (Hormozgan) (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) NE of Bandar Abbas (Hormozgan) (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) SSE of Bardsīr (Bardsir) (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) SSE of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) SE of Sīrjān (pop: 207,600) --> See nearby quakes!
283 km (176 mi) SE of Rafsanjān (pop: 147,700) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) SSE of Zarand (pop: 59,000) --> See nearby quakes!
344 km (214 mi) WSW of Zahedan (Sistan and Baluchestan) (pop: 552,000) --> See nearby quakes!
533 km (331 mi) NE of Abu Dabi (Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates) (pop: 603,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 13.5°C (56 F), humidity: 29%, wind: 1 m/s (1 kts) from WNW
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.410 km116 Km SW of Bam, IranUSGS
4.415 kmSOUTHERN IRANEMSC
4.513 km22 Km of Mardehak, Kerman, IranIRSC

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Ras Al Khaimah (327.4 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
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