Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - Balkan, 56 km southwest of Baharly, Bäherden, Ahal, Turkmenistan, on Sunday, 6 December 2015 at 16:25 (GMT)

Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - Balkan, 56 km southwest of Baharly, Bäherden, Ahal, Turkmenistan, on Sunday, 6 December 2015 at 16:25 (GMT)

Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 10 km depth

6 Dec 16:45 UTC: First to report: IRSC after 19 minutes.
Date & time: 6 Dec 2015 16:25:59 UTC
Magnitude: 2.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.23°N / 56.84°E (Balkan, Turkmenistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
56 km (35 mi) WSW of Baharly (Bäherden, Ahal) (pop: 23,000) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) NNW of Bojnourd (North Khorasan, Iran) (pop: 192,000) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) SSE of Kizil-Arvat (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) W of Abadan (Ahal) (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) WNW of Achgabat (Ashgabat) (pop: 727,700) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) WNW of Änew (Ahal) (pop: 27,500) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) WNW of Annau (pop: 27,500) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) SE of Bereket (pop: 21,100) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (139 mi) ESE of Gumdag (pop: 24,300) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (160 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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Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.310 km41 km of Raz, North KhorasanIRSC

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