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Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - 87 km SSW of Serdar, Turkmenistan on Saturday, 26 September 2020

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake  - 87 km SSW of Serdar, Turkmenistan on Saturday, 26 September 2020
26 Sep 05:53 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Date & time: Saturday, 26 September 2020 05:46 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 26 Sep 9:16 am (GMT +4)
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.02°N / 56.02°E (Iran)
Nearby towns and cities:
85 km (53 mi) NE of Kalāleh (pop: 33,700)
109 km (68 mi) S of Serdar (pop: 12,000)
112 km (70 mi) NE of Āq Qāyeh (pop: 5,100)
130 km (81 mi) NW of Bojnūrd (pop: 192,000)
191 km (119 mi) NE of Gorgān (pop: 244,900)
484 km (301 mi) NE of Tehran (pop: 7,153,300)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 26.2°C (79 F), humidity: 17%, wind: 1 m/s (1 kts) from NNE
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
26 Sep 9:16 am (GMT +4) (26 Sep 05:46:56 UTC)M 4.7 / 10 km- 87 km SSW of Serdar, TurkmenistanGFZ
Sat, 26 Sep 05:46 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km5.0 TurkmenistanEMSC
Sat, 26 Sep 05:46 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km87 Km SSW of Serdar, TurkmenistanUSGS
Sat, 26 Sep 05:46 UTCM 5.2 / 6 km24 Km of Maraveh Tappeh, Golestan, TurkmenistanIRSC
Sat, 26 Sep 05:46 UTCM 5.0 / 10 kmNorthern And Central IranBMKG
Sat, 26 Sep 05:46 UTCM 5.2 / 10 kmTurkmenistan-Iran Border RegionGeoAu

User reports for this quake (3)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Tehran (480.3 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Ashgabat / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s
gonbad / Weak shaking (MMI III)

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - 87 km SSW of Serdar, Turkmenistan on Saturday, 26 September 2020
    Hint: Click on Date/Time to show latest first
  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Depth
    |
    Age
    |
    Distance
    | Details
  • 20 Jun 1990 21:00
    | 7.4 |
    18.5km / 11.5mi
    |
    30 years ago
    |
    595km / 370mi
    | Northern Iran
  • 16 Sep 1978 15:35
    | 7.4 |
    33km / 21mi
    |
    42 years ago
    |
    531km / 330mi
    | Eastern Iran
  • 10 May 1997 07:57
    | 7.3 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    23 years ago
    |
    578km / 359mi
    | Eastern Iran
  • 05 Oct 1948 20:12
    | 7.3 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    72 years ago
    |
    207km / 129mi
    | Turkmenistan
  • 23 Jan 1909 02:48
    | 7.3 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    112 years ago
    |
    655km / 407mi
    | Central Iran
  • 12 Nov 2017 18:18
    | 7.2 |
    34km / 21mi
    |
    3 years ago
    |
    971km / 603mi
    | Iran-Iraq Border Region
  • 01 May 1929 15:37
    | 7.2 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    92 years ago
    |
    151km / 94mi
    | Turkmenistan
  • 28 Jul 1981 17:22
    | 7.1 |
    33km / 21mi
    |
    39 years ago
    |
    905km / 563mi
    | Eastern Iran
  • 27 Nov 1979 17:10
    | 7.1 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    41 years ago
    |
    561km / 349mi
    | Eastern Iran
  • 31 Aug 1968 10:47
    | 7.1 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    52 years ago
    |
    510km / 317mi
    | Northeastern Iran
  • Show all

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