Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - 49 km west of Neyshabur, Razavi Khorasan, Iran, on Tuesday, Jan 12, 2021 3:46 pm (GMT +3:30) -

Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - 49 km west of Neyshabur, Razavi Khorasan, Iran, on Tuesday, Jan 12, 2021 3:46 pm (GMT +3:30)

Moderate magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 9 km depth

12 Jan 12:45 UTC: First to report: IRSC after 28 minutes.
Update Tue, 12 Jan 2021, 12:51
Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake 49 km west of Neyshabur, Iran
4.1 quake 12 Jan 3:46 pm (GMT +3:30)
4.1 quake 12 Jan 3:46 pm (GMT +3:30)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.1 occurred 34 minutes ago 49 km west of Neyshabur, Iran, the Iranian Seismological Center (IRSC) reported.
The quake hit at a very shallow depth of 9 km beneath the epicenter near Neyshabur, Razavi Khorasan, Iran, early afternoon on Tuesday 12 January 2021 at 3:16 pm local time. Magnitude and other quake parameters can still change in the coming hours as the agency continues to process seismic data.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Neyshabur (pop. 220,900) located 49 km from the epicenter, and Sabzawār (pop. 226,200) 51 km away.
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Earthquake data

Date & time: Jan 12, 2021 12:16:51 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, Jan 12, 2021 3:46 pm (GMT +3:30)
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.24°N / 58.25°E (Razavi Khorasan, Iran)
Antipode: 36.24°S / 121.75°W
Nearby towns and cities:
49 km (30 mi) W of Neyshabur (pop: 220,900) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) E of Sabzevar (pop: 226,200) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) WSW of Chinaran (pop: 46,900) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) SSW of Quchan (pop: 111,800) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (69 mi) NNE of Bardaskan (pop: 28,200) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) N of Kāshmar (pop: 96,200) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) W of Mashhad (pop: 2,307,200) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) NW of Torbat-e Ḩeydarīyeh (pop: 125,600) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (118 mi) S of Ashgabat (Turkmenistan) (pop: 727,700) --> See nearby quakes!
618 km (384 mi) E of Tehran (pop: 7,153,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 9°C (48 F), humidity: 23%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from W
Primary data source: IRSC
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.19 km20 Km of Hemmatabad, Khorasan Razavi, IranIRSC
4.310 km27 Km NW of Neyshābūr, IranUSGS
4.310 kmNORTHEASTERN IRANEMSC

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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Mashhad, Razavi Khorasan (118.7 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s
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