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Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - 19 km northeast of Rafsanjān, Kerman, Iran, on Thursday, Jul 21, 2022 at 5:20 pm (GMT +4:30) -

Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - 19 km northeast of Rafsanjān, Kerman, Iran, on Thursday, Jul 21, 2022 at 5:20 pm (GMT +4:30) Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - 19 km northeast of Rafsanjān, Kerman, Iran, on Thursday, Jul 21, 2022 at 5:20 pm (GMT +4:30)

Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 10 km depth

21 Jul 13:00 UTC: First to report: IRSC after 10 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJul 21, 2022 12:50:33 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Jul 21, 2022 at 5:20 pm (GMT +4:30)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2.6
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude30.48°N / 56.17°E (Kerman, Iran)
Antipode30.48°S / 123.83°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceIRSC
Nearest volcanoQal'eh Hasan Ali (181 km / 112 mi)
Nearby towns and cities19 km (12 mi) ENE of Rafsanjān (pop: 147,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
53 km (33 mi) SW of Zarand (pop: 59,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
73 km (45 mi) NNW of Bardsīr (Bardsir) (pop: 37,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
76 km (47 mi) SSW of Shahrak-e Pābedānā (pop: 6,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
90 km (56 mi) WNW of Kerman (pop: 577,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
106 km (66 mi) SW of Rāvar (pop: 40,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
729 km (453 mi) SE of Tehran (pop: 7,153,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 35.8°C (96 F), humidity: 8%, wind: 6 m/s (12 kts) from NNW
Estimated seismic energy released5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.610 kmIran: 19 Km of Rafsanjan, KermanIRSC

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.6, 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.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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