Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 105 km west of Zahedan, Sistan and Baluchestan, Iran, on Tuesday, 26 Jan 2021 12:29 pm (GMT +3:30) -

Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 105 km west of Zahedan, Sistan and Baluchestan, Iran, on Tuesday, 26 Jan 2021 12:29 pm (GMT +3:30)

Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 10 km depth

26 Jan 09:15 UTC: First to report: IRSC after 16 minutes.
Update Tue, 26 Jan 2021, 09:21
Light earthquake of magnitude 4.3 just reported 105 km southwest of Zahedan, Iran
4.3 quake 26 Jan 12:29 pm (GMT +3:30)
4.3 quake 26 Jan 12:29 pm (GMT +3:30)
A magnitude 4.3 earthquake near Zahedan, Sistan and Baluchestan, Iran, was reported only 22 minutes ago by the Iranian Seismological Center (IRSC), considered the main national agency that monitors seismic activity in Iran. The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter in the morning on Tuesday 26 January 2021 at 11:59 am local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Noşratābād (pop. 4,200) located 74 km from the epicenter, and Zahedan (pop. 552,000) 105 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 26 Jan 2021 08:59:28 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 26 Jan 2021 12:29 pm (GMT +3:30)
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.25°N / 59.82°E (Sistan and Baluchestan, Iran)
Nearest volcano: Bazman (132 km / 82 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
74 km (46 mi) SSW of Noşratābād (pop: 4,180) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) WSW of Zahedan (pop: 552,000) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) E of Bam (Kerman) (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) NW of Khāsh (pop: 69,600) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) NNW of Iranshahr (pop: 131,200) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (159 mi) SW of Zabol (pop: 122,000) --> See nearby quakes!
289 km (179 mi) ESE of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
346 km (215 mi) NNW of Qasr-e-Qand (pop: 37,700) --> See nearby quakes!
357 km (222 mi) NE of Mīnāb (Hormozgan) (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
391 km (243 mi) ESE of Rafsanjān (Kerman) (pop: 147,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 16.7°C (62 F), humidity: 20%, wind: 2 m/s (5 kts) from NW
Primary data source: IRSC
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.
M 4.310 km64 Km of Sarjangal, Sistan Va Baluchestan, IranIRSC

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