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Magnitude 6.0 - SOUTHERN IRAN - usfyag

2005 November 27 10:22:19 UTC

A strong earthquake occurred at 10:22:19 (UTC) on Sunday, November 27, 2005. The magnitude 6.0 event has been located in SOUTHERN IRAN. (This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.)

Earthquake Details

Magnitude 6.0
  • Sunday, November 27, 2005 at 10:22:19 (UTC)
    = Coordinated Universal Time
  • Sunday, November 27, 2005 at 1:52:19 PM
    = local time at epicenter
  • Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones
    Location 26.784°N, 55.847°E
    Depth 10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program
    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 Uncertainty horizontal +/- 4 km (2.5 miles); depth fixed by location program
    Parameters Nst=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 ID usfyag

    • Preliminary Earthquake Report
    • U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center
      World Data Center for Seismology, Denver

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