Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - 7 Km of Nahavand, Hamedan (Iran) on Monday, 31 August 2020
31 Aug 14:40 UTC: First to report: IRSC after 19 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.24°N / 48.41°E (Iran)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) NE of Nahāvand (pop: 76,300)
38 km (24 mi) W of Malāyer (pop: 176,600)
44 km (27 mi) NE of Aleshtar (pop: 27,700)
60 km (37 mi) S of Pasragad Branch (pop: 787,900)
125 km (78 mi) E of Kahrīz (pop: 766,700)
319 km (198 mi) SW of Tehran (pop: 7,153,300)
Primary data source: IRSC
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Mon, 31 Aug 14:20 UTC||M 2.6 / 10 km||7 Km of Nahavand, Hamedan (Iran)||IRSC|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.