Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 11 km southwest of Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb, Kermanshah Province, Iran, on Sunday, Nov 28, 2021 7:41 pm (GMT +3:30) -

Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 11 km southwest of Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb, Kermanshah Province, Iran, on Sunday, Nov 28, 2021 7:41 pm (GMT +3:30)

Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

28 Nov 16:25 UTC: First to report: IRSC after 14 minutes.
28 Nov 16:42: Now using data updates from USGS
Update Sun, 28 Nov 2021, 16:45
Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake 11 km southwest of Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb, Iran
4.2 quake 28 Nov 7:41 pm (GMT +3:30)
4.2 quake 28 Nov 7:41 pm (GMT +3:30)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred 34 minutes ago 11 km southwest of Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb, Iran, the United States Geological Survey reported.
The quake hit at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter near Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb, Kermanshah Province, Iran, early evening on Sunday, November 28th, 2021, at 7:11 pm local time. Magnitude and other quake parameters can still change in the coming hours as the agency continues to process seismic data.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.2 earthquake as well.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (pop. 51,600) located 11 km from the epicenter.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Mandalī (pop. 29,800) located 75 km from the epicenter, Javānrūd (pop. 38,700) 82 km away, Halabja (pop. 57,300) 89 km away, Al Miqdādīyah (pop. 50,700) 89 km away, and Paveh (pop. 17,800) 90 km away.

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Earthquake data

Date & time: Nov 28, 2021 16:11:20 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, Nov 28, 2021 7:41 pm (GMT +3:30)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.4036°N / 45.761°E (Kermanshah Province, Iran)
Antipode: 34.404°S / 134.239°W
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) SW of Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (Kermānshāh) (pop: 51,600) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) NNE of Mandalī (Diyālá, Iraq) (pop: 29,800) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) WSW of Javānrūd (Kermānshāh) (pop: 38,700) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SSW of Halabja (Sulaymaniyah, Iraq) (pop: 57,300) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (56 mi) ENE of Al Miqdādīyah (Diyālá, Iraq) (pop: 50,700) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SW of Paveh (Kermānshāh) (pop: 17,800) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) W of Kahrīz (Kermānshāh) (pop: 766,700) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) W of Kermanshah (Kermānshāh) (pop: 621,100) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) NE of Baghdad (Iraq) (pop: 7,216,000) --> See nearby quakes!
535 km (332 mi) WSW of Tehran (pop: 7,153,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 14.5°C (58 F), humidity: 41%, wind: 2 m/s (5 kts) from E
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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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.
4.210 kmIran: 17 Km of Sar Pol Zahab, KermanshahUSGS
4.311 km11 Km SW of Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb, IranIRSC
4.210 kmIran-Iraq Border RegionRaspberryShake

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