Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - 32 km northwest of Ahar, East Azerbaijan, Iran, on Tuesday, Dec 7, 2021 at 1:35 am (GMT +3:30) -
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Weak magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 12 km depth
6 Dec 22:15 UTC: First to report: IRSC after 9 minutes.
|Date & time||Dec 6, 2021 22:05:58 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Tuesday, Dec 7, 2021 at 1:35 am (GMT +3:30)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||38.61°N / 46.74°E (East Azerbaijan, Iran)|
|Antipode||38.61°S / 133.26°W|
|Shaking intensity||Very weak shaking|
|Primary data source||IRSC|
|Nearest volcano||Sahand (99 km / 62 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||32 km (20 mi) WNW of Ahar (pop: 94,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
47 km (29 mi) S of Mincivan (Zǝngilan, Azerbaijan) (pop: 6,350) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
71 km (44 mi) ESE of Ordubad (Nakhichevan, Azerbaijan) (pop: 9,780) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
71 km (44 mi) NNE of Tabriz (pop: 1,424,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
83 km (51 mi) S of Qubadlı (Azerbaijan) (pop: 6,890) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
86 km (54 mi) ENE of Marand (pop: 124,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
91 km (57 mi) SSW of Jebrail (Jabrayil, Azerbaijan) (pop: 8,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
95 km (59 mi) ESE of Yaydzhy (Nakhichevan, Azerbaijan) (pop: 8,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
116 km (72 mi) SE of Hats’avan (Syunik, Armenia) (pop: 15,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
527 km (327 mi) NW of Tehran (pop: 7,153,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Clear Sky -3.1°C (26 F), humidity: 60%, wind: 2 m/s (5 kts) from SSW|
|Estimated seismic energy released||3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy|
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|2.5||12 km||Iran: 13 Km of Varzaghan, East Azarbaijan||IRSC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.5, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.