Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 35 km southwest of Bojnourd, North Khorasan, Iran, on Thursday, 18 Mar 2021 11:39 am (GMT +3:30) -

Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 35 km southwest of Bojnourd, North Khorasan, Iran, on Thursday, 18 Mar 2021 11:39 am (GMT +3:30)

Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

18 Mar 08:25 UTC: First to report: IRSC after 16 minutes.
Date & time: 18 Mar 2021 08:09:48 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 18 Mar 2021 11:39 am (GMT +3:30)
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.33°N / 56.98°E (North Khorasan, Iran)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (22 mi) WSW of Bojnourd (pop: 192,000) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) WNW of Esfarāyen (pop: 59,700) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) W of Shīrvān (pop: 82,800) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) E of Kalāleh (Kalaleh, Golestan) (pop: 33,700) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) W of Qūchān (Razavi Khorasan) (pop: 111,800) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) NNW of Sabzawār (Razavi Khorasan) (pop: 226,200) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) WSW of Ashgabat (Turkmenistan) (pop: 727,700) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) E of Gonbad-e Kāvūs (Golestan) (pop: 131,400) --> See nearby quakes!
260 km (162 mi) WNW of Mashhad (Razavi Khorasan) (pop: 2,307,200) --> See nearby quakes!
529 km (329 mi) ENE of Tehran (Tehrān) (pop: 7,153,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 23°C (73 F), humidity: 23%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from SSW
Primary data source: IRSC
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
4.010 km9 Km of Shoghan, North Khorasan, IranIRSC
4.010 kmNORTHEASTERN IRANEMSC

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