Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - Balkan, 55 km west of Baharly, Bäherden, Ahal, Turkmenistan, on Thursday, 15 October 2015 at 17:27 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 10 km depth
15 Oct 17:55 UTC: First to report: IRSC after 27 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.28°N / 56.83°E (Balkan, Turkmenistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
55 km (34 mi) WSW of Baharly (Bäherden, Ahal) (pop: 23,000) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) SSE of Kizil-Arvat (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) NNW of Bojnourd (North Khorasan, Iran) (pop: 192,000) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) WNW of Abadan (Ahal) (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (87 mi) WNW of Achgabat (Ashgabat) (pop: 727,700) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) WNW of Änew (Ahal) (pop: 27,500) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) WNW of Annau (pop: 27,500) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) SE of Bereket (pop: 21,100) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) ESE of Gumdag (pop: 24,300) --> See nearby quakes!
253 km (157 mi) ESE of Balkanabat (pop: 87,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IRSC
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.3||10 km||46 km of Raz, North Khorasan||IRSC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.3, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.