Magnitude 6.0 - SOUTHERN IRAN

2005 November 27 10:22:19 UTC

Earthquake Details

Magnitude6.0
Date-Time
Location26.784°N, 55.847°E
Depth10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program
RegionSOUTHERN IRAN
Distances
65 km (40 miles) SW of Bandar-e Abbas, Iran
75 km (45 miles) NW of Al Khasab, Oman
110 km (70 miles) N of Ra's al Khaymah, United Arab Emirates
1065 km (670 miles) SSE of TEHRAN, Iran
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 4 km (2.5 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=237, Nph=237, Dmin=393.6 km, Rmss=0.85 sec, Gp= 25°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=U
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDusfyag
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Felt Reports

Thirteen people killed and about 100 injured on Qeshm. More than 80 percent of buildings destroyed at Zirang; at least seven villages severely damaged on Qeshm. Felt (III) at Bandar-e Abbas. Felt (IV) at ash-Shariqah, (III) at Abu Zabi, Ajman, Dubayy, al-Fujayrah and Ras al Khaymah, United Arab Emirates. Felt in Oman.

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