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Mag. 2.8 quake - 64 km west of Mohr, Fars, Iran, on Monday, Oct 4, 2021, at 11:26 am (Tehran time)

A light magnitude 2.8 earthquake occurred in the Persian Gulf near the coast of  Iran in the morning of Monday, Oct 4, 2021 at 11.26 am local time (Asia/Tehran GMT +3:30). The quake had a very shallow depth of 8 km (5 mi) and was not felt (or at least not reported so).

Mag. 2.8 quake - 64 km west of Mohr, Fars, Iran, on Monday, Oct 4, 2021, at 11:26 am (Tehran time) Mag. 2.8 quake - 64 km west of Mohr, Fars, Iran, on Monday, Oct 4, 2021, at 11:26 am (Tehran time)

Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 8 km depth

4 Oct 08:20 UTC: First to report: IRSC after 24 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeOct 4, 2021 07:56:40 UTC
Local time at epicenterMonday, Oct 4, 2021, at 11:26 am (Asia/Tehran GMT +3:30)
StatusPreliminary (automatic detection)
Depth8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude27.66°N / 52.25°E Persian Gulf, Iran
Seismic antipode27.66°S / 127.75°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceIRSC
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 36.2°C (97 F), humidity: 55%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from SW
Estimated seismic energy released1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Nearby places

The closest larger town near the epicenter is Mohr, a town with 35,000 inhabitants in Iran, in 64 km (39 mi) distance to the east, but it is unlikely that the quake was felt there.
Distance Place Max. shaking intensity(*) Region Country
64 km (39 mi)
E of epicenter
(pop: 35,000)
I: Not felt
897 km (557 mi)
N of epicenter
(pop: 7,153,300)
: Not felt
(*) Shaking intensity according to the Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale (MMI) and estimated using seismic models.

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Mag Depth Time GMT
Epicenter Agency
2.8 8 km
5 mi
07:56:40 Iran: 19 Km of Jam, Bushehr IRSC

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