6.7 magnitude earthquake 32 km from Qā’en, Khorāsān-e Jonūbī, Iran

1979-01-16 09:50:10 UTC

UTC time: Tuesday, January 16, 1979 09:50 AM
Your time: 1979-01-16T09:50:10Z
Magnitude Type: ms
USGS status: Reviewed by a seismologist
Reports from the public: 0 people


A

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1979-01-16 09:50:10 UTC at 09:50
January 16, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 33.897, 59.472
32.2 km from Qā’en (20.2 miles)

Eastern Iran

Depth: 33 km

Aftershocks:
B

4.7 magnitude earthquake

1979-01-17 07:52:43 UTC at 07:52
January 17, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 34.007, 59.424
38.2 km from Qā’en (23.2 miles)

Northeastern Iran

Depth: 33 km

C

5.0 magnitude earthquake

1979-01-18 00:25:02 UTC at 00:25
January 18, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 33.915, 59.466
33.2 km from Qā’en (20.2 miles)

Eastern Iran

Depth: 33 km

D

5.0 magnitude earthquake

1979-01-19 19:29:45 UTC at 19:29
January 19, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 33.913, 59.377
27.2 km from Qā’en (16.2 miles)

Eastern Iran

Depth: 33 km

E

4.2 magnitude earthquake

1979-01-21 18:59:50 UTC at 18:59
January 21, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 33.908, 59.618
44.2 km from Qā’en (27.2 miles)

Eastern Iran

Depth: 33 km