Mag. 3.2 earthquake - 5.5 km southeast of Khalkhāl, Ostān-e Ardabīl, Iran, on Wednesday, 6 April 2016 at 12:36 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 5 km depth
6 Apr 12:55 UTC: First to report: IRSC after 19 minutes.
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.59°N / 48.58°E (Ostān-e Ardabīl, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Sabalan (94 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) SE of Khalkhāl (Ardabīl) (pop: 51,000) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SW of Hashtpar (Gīlān) (pop: 45,300) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (48 mi) WNW of Fūman (Fuman, Gīlān) (pop: 27,800) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) SSE of Ardabil (Ardabīl) (pop: 410,800) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) W of Bandar-e Anzali (Gīlān) (pop: 110,800) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) WNW of Rasht (Gīlān) (pop: 594,600) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SSW of Āstārā (Gīlān) (pop: 39,100) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) N of Zanjān (Zanjan) (pop: 357,500) --> See nearby quakes!
291 km (181 mi) NW of Karaj (Alborz) (pop: 1,448,100) --> See nearby quakes!
330 km (205 mi) NW of Teheran (Tehrān) (pop: 7,153,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IRSC
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.2||5 km||5 km of Khalkhal, Ardebil||IRSC|
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