Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 84 km north of Bojnourd, North Khorasan, Iran, on Friday, 16 October 2015 at 06:31 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 13 km depth
16 Oct 07:00 UTC: First to report: IRSC after 28 minutes.
Depth: 13.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.21°N / 57.1°E (North Khorasan, Iran)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (24 mi) SW of Baharly (Bäherden, Ahal, Turkmenistan) (pop: 23,000) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) NNW of Bojnourd (pop: 192,000) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) W of Abadan (Ahal, Turkmenistan) (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) WNW of Achgabat (Ashgabat, Turkmenistan) (pop: 727,700) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) NW of Shīrvān (pop: 82,800) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) NNW of Esfarāyen (pop: 59,700) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (108 mi) NW of Qūchān (Razavi Khorasan) (pop: 111,800) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) ENE of Gonbad-e Kāvūs (Golestan) (pop: 131,400) --> See nearby quakes!
274 km (170 mi) NE of Shahrud (Semnan) (pop: 131,900) --> See nearby quakes!
577 km (358 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||13 km||31 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.