Shallow moderate earthquake in Southern Iran

Bandar Abbas, Iran
Bandar ' Abbas at 105 km from the eicenter - Image via Wikipedia

Update 4 hours after the earthquake
Iran press just published a report that the earthquake was located near the city of Faryab.
So far NO reports of damage or injuries.

Earthquake Report comment :
We call this earthquake moderately dangerous mainly because of the depth.
Poor housing construction and transform faults make this area very vulnerable for potential damage or injuries.
Epicenter near the village Balm-e-Sagi (20 km) and Darreh Dokhtaran (15 km) in the desert.  Scarcely populated area.

Most important Earthquake Data:
Magnitude : M 5.0
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 at 05:19:07 PM at epicenter
Depth (Hypocenter) : 11,6 km
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Geo-location(s) :
Balm-e-Sagi (20 km)
Darreh Dokhtaran (15 km)
105 km (65 miles) NE of Bandar `Abbas, Iran

Links to important maps
USGS Did You Feel It Map
Google satellite map of the area showing the kind of terrain the earthquake took place
USGS historic earthquakes map
EMSC Seismic hazard map

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