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Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - 20 km northwest of Esfarāyen, North Khorasan, Iran, on Thursday, Sep 29, 2022 at 2:12 am (GMT +3:30) -

Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - 20 km northwest of Esfarāyen, North Khorasan, Iran, on Thursday, Sep 29, 2022 at 2:12 am (GMT +3:30) Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - 20 km northwest of Esfarāyen, North Khorasan, Iran, on Thursday, Sep 29, 2022 at 2:12 am (GMT +3:30)

Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 10 km depth

28 Sep 23:00 UTC: First to report: IRSC after 18 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 28, 2022 22:42:27 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Sep 29, 2022 at 2:12 am (GMT +3:30)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude37.15°N / 57.31°E (North Khorasan, Iran)
Antipode37.15°S / 122.69°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceIRSC
Nearby towns and cities20 km (12 mi) WNW of Esfarāyen (pop: 59,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
36 km (22 mi) S of Bojnourd (pop: 192,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
61 km (38 mi) WSW of Shīrvān (pop: 82,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
130 km (81 mi) SW of Ashkhabad (Ashgabat, Turkmenistan) (pop: 727,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
551 km (343 mi) ENE of Tehran (pop: 7,153,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 20.5°C (69 F), humidity: 27%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from ESE
Estimated seismic energy released1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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2.910 kmIran: 19 Km of Esfarayen, North KhorasanIRSC

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.9, 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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