Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - 23 km west of Bojnourd, North Khorasan, Iran, on Tuesday, 17 July 2018 at 03:58 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 10 km depth
17 Jul 04:04 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.5°N / 57.07°E (North Khorasan, Iran)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (14 mi) W of Bojnourd (pop: 192,000) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) NW of Esfarāyen (pop: 59,700) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) W of Shīrvān (pop: 82,800) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) WSW of Achgabat (Ashgabat, Turkmenistan) (pop: 727,700) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) WNW of Qūchān (Razavi Khorasan) (pop: 111,800) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) NNW of Sabzevar (Razavi Khorasan) (pop: 226,200) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) E of Gonbad-e Kāvūs (Golestan) (pop: 131,400) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (130 mi) NW of Neyshabur (Razavi Khorasan) (pop: 220,900) --> See nearby quakes!
262 km (163 mi) WNW of Mashhad (Razavi Khorasan) (pop: 2,307,200) --> See nearby quakes!
543 km (337 mi) ENE of Tehran (Tehrān) (pop: 7,153,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.7||10 km||Turkmenistan-Iran Border Region||GFZ|
|4.9||10 km||NORTHEASTERN IRAN||EMSC|
|4.9||10 km||- 29km WNW of Bojnurd, Iran||USGS|
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