Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 86 km northwest of Bojnourd, North Khorasan, Iran, on Friday, 16 October 2015 at 00:47 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 10 km depth
16 Oct 01:00 UTC: First to report: IRSC after 12 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.16°N / 56.87°E (North Khorasan, Iran)
Nearby towns and cities:
58 km (36 mi) WSW of Baharly (Bäherden, Ahal, Turkmenistan) (pop: 23,000) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) NNW of Bojnourd (pop: 192,000) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) NW of Shīrvān (pop: 82,800) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) NNW of Esfarāyen (pop: 59,700) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) W of Achgabat (Ashgabat, Turkmenistan) (pop: 727,700) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) NE of Kalāleh (Kalaleh, Golestan) (pop: 33,700) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) NE of Gonbad-e Kāvūs (Golestan) (pop: 131,400) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) NW of Qūchān (Razavi Khorasan) (pop: 111,800) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) NE of Shahrud (Semnan) (pop: 131,900) --> See nearby quakes!
557 km (346 mi) ENE of Tehran (Tehrān) (pop: 7,153,300) --> 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||32 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.