Mag. 4.3 earthquake - 35 km northeast of Shahrud, Semnan, Iran, on Thursday, 16 August 2018 at 06:41 (GMT)

Mag. 4.3 earthquake  - 35 km northeast of Shahrud, Semnan, Iran, on Thursday, 16 August 2018 at 06:41 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 10 km depth

16 Aug 06:52 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
Date & time: 16 Aug 2018 06:41:53 UTC
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.56°N / 55.32°E (Semnan, Iran)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (21 mi) ENE of Shahrud (pop: 131,900) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) SSE of Āzādshahr (Golestan) (pop: 47,600) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) S of Gonbad-e Kāvūs (Golestan) (pop: 131,400) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) S of Kalāleh (Kalaleh, Golestan) (pop: 33,700) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) ENE of Dāmghān (pop: 67,700) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) E of Behshahr (Māzandarān) (pop: 93,500) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) E of Nekā (Māzandarān) (pop: 48,800) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) ENE of Mahdishahr (Mahdi Shahr) (pop: 21,000) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) WSW of Esfarāyen (North Khorasan) (pop: 59,700) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (134 mi) E of Jūybār (Juybar, Māzandarān) (pop: 28,400) --> See nearby quakes!
236 km (147 mi) E of Babol (Māzandarān) (pop: 202,800) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (148 mi) E of Mashhad-i-Sar (Māzandarān) (pop: 48,100) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (155 mi) WSW of Shīrvān (North Khorasan) (pop: 82,800) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (156 mi) E of Fereydūn Kenār (Fereydunkenar, Māzandarān) (pop: 34,100) --> See nearby quakes!
266 km (165 mi) E of Āmol (Māzandarān) (pop: 199,400) --> See nearby quakes!
279 km (173 mi) WNW of Bardaskan (Razavi Khorasan) (pop: 28,200) --> See nearby quakes!
290 km (180 mi) WSW of Qūchān (Razavi Khorasan) (pop: 111,800) --> See nearby quakes!
307 km (191 mi) ENE of Damāvand (Tehrān) (pop: 29,100) --> See nearby quakes!
312 km (194 mi) WSW of Ashgabat (Turkmenistan) (pop: 727,700) --> See nearby quakes!
314 km (195 mi) W of Neyshabur (Razavi Khorasan) (pop: 220,900) --> See nearby quakes!
319 km (198 mi) WNW of Kāshmar (Razavi Khorasan) (pop: 96,200) --> See nearby quakes!
340 km (211 mi) W of Chenārān (Razavi Khorasan) (pop: 46,900) --> See nearby quakes!
342 km (212 mi) E of Nowshahr (Māzandarān) (pop: 40,000) --> See nearby quakes!
348 km (216 mi) E of Chālūs (Māzandarān) (pop: 69,600) --> See nearby quakes!
352 km (219 mi) ENE of Pīshvā (Tehrān) (pop: 53,900) --> See nearby quakes!
358 km (223 mi) ENE of Varāmīn (Tehrān) (pop: 179,600) --> See nearby quakes!
363 km (226 mi) ENE of Teheran (Tehrān) (pop: 7,153,300) --> See nearby quakes!
379 km (236 mi) WNW of Torbat-e Ḩeydarīyeh (Razavi Khorasan) (pop: 125,600) --> See nearby quakes!
385 km (239 mi) W of Mashhad (Razavi Khorasan) (pop: 2,307,200) --> See nearby quakes!
391 km (243 mi) NW of Gonābād (Razavi Khorasan) (pop: 43,500) --> See nearby quakes!
396 km (246 mi) ENE of Shahrīār (Tehrān) (pop: 58,800) --> See nearby quakes!
398 km (247 mi) E of Tonekābon (Tonekabon, Māzandarān) (pop: 37,500) --> See nearby quakes!
399 km (248 mi) ENE of Robāţ Karīm (Tehrān) (pop: 62,800) --> See nearby quakes!
403 km (250 mi) ENE of Malārd (Tehrān) (pop: 56,700) --> See nearby quakes!
428 km (266 mi) E of Naz̧arābād (Alborz) (pop: 213,400) --> See nearby quakes!
445 km (276 mi) NE of Ardestān (Ardestan, Isfahan) (pop: 16,100) --> See nearby quakes!
452 km (281 mi) E of Rūdsar (Gīlān) (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
465 km (289 mi) E of Langarūd (Gīlān) (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
472 km (293 mi) NW of Qā’en (Khorāsān-e Jonūbī) (pop: 40,200) --> See nearby quakes!
472 km (294 mi) E of Alvand (Qazvīn) (pop: 90,000) --> See nearby quakes!
479 km (298 mi) ENE of Sāveh (Markazi) (pop: 175,500) --> See nearby quakes!
484 km (301 mi) E of Āstāneh-ye Ashrafīyeh (Gīlān) (pop: 42,800) --> See nearby quakes!
488 km (303 mi) NNE of Ardakān (Yazd) (pop: 58,800) --> See nearby quakes!
494 km (307 mi) NNE of Meybod (Yazd) (pop: 51,900) --> See nearby quakes!
500 km (310 mi) WNW of Torbat-e Jām (Razavi Khorasan) (pop: 58,900) --> See nearby quakes!
509 km (316 mi) NE of Delījān (Markazi) (pop: 33,500) --> See nearby quakes!
522 km (325 mi) ENE of Tafresh (Markazi) (pop: 14,400) --> See nearby quakes!
533 km (331 mi) WNW of Tāybād (Razavi Khorasan) (pop: 37,500) --> See nearby quakes!
534 km (332 mi) NE of Dowlatābād (Borkhar, Isfahan) (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
553 km (343 mi) NE of Khomeynī Shahr (Isfahan) (pop: 277,300) --> See nearby quakes!
566 km (352 mi) NE of Falāvarjān (Isfahan) (pop: 49,800) --> See nearby quakes!
567 km (352 mi) NE of Najafābād (Isfahan) (pop: 223,500) --> See nearby quakes!
574 km (357 mi) NE of Golpāyegān (Isfahan) (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
577 km (358 mi) NE of Khomeyn (Markazi) (pop: 77,400) --> See nearby quakes!
588 km (366 mi) NE of Khvānsār (Khansar, Isfahan) (pop: 21,100) --> See nearby quakes!
623 km (387 mi) NE of Fereydūnshahr (Isfahan) (pop: 11,600) --> See nearby quakes!
635 km (395 mi) SE of Baku (Baki, Azerbaijan) (pop: 1,116,500) --> See nearby quakes!
648 km (402 mi) NE of Fārsān (Farsan, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari) (pop: 25,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.310 kmNorthern and Central IranGFZ
M 4.710 km NORTHERN IRANEMSC
M 4.310 km- 27km ESE of Shah Pasand, IranUSGS

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