Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - 99 km west of Zahedan, Sistan and Baluchestan, Iran, on Thursday, 17 September 2020 at 19:47 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 10 km depth
17 Sep 20:05 UTC: First to report: IRSC after 18 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.82°N / 59.91°E (Sistan and Baluchestan, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Taftan (180 km / 112 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) SW of Noşratābād (pop: 4,180) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) WNW of Zahedan (pop: 552,000) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) ENE of Bam (Kerman) (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) WSW of Mīrābād (Chahar Burjak, Nimroz, Afghanistan) (pop: 14,200) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) SW of Zabol (pop: 122,000) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) NW of Khāsh (pop: 69,600) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (140 mi) SW of Zaranj (Nimroz, Afghanistan) (pop: 49,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IRSC
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.9||10 km||8 Km of Nosrat Abad, Sistan Va Baluchestan, Iran||IRSC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.