Terremoto moderato mag. 4.6 - 16 km a ovest da Zarand, Kerman, Iran, sabato, 16 ott 2021 15:16 (GMT +3:30) -

Terremoto moderato mag. 4.6 - 16 km a ovest da Zarand, Kerman, Iran, sabato, 16 ott 2021 15:16 (GMT +3:30)

Terremoto moderato magnitudine 4.6 at 10 km depth

16 Oct 11:54 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GFZ dopo 8 minuti.
Update Sat, 16 Oct 2021, 12:00
Moderate magnitude 4.6 quake hits 16 km west of Zarand, Iran early afternoon
4.6 quake 16 Oct 3:16 pm (GMT +3:30)
4.6 quake 16 Oct 3:16 pm (GMT +3:30)
The German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) reported a magnitude 4.6 quake in Iran near Zarand, Kerman, only 14 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early afternoon on Saturday, October 16th, 2021, at 2:46 pm local time at a shallow depth of 10 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.6 as well.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows, etc.
In Zarand (pop. 59,000) located 16 km from the epicenter, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Shahrak-e Pābedānā (pop. 6,500) located 34 km from the epicenter, Rafsanjān (pop. 147,700) 61 km away, and Rāvar (pop. 40,200) 62 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Kerman (pop. 577,500) located 89 km from the epicenter, Kerman (pop. 577,500) 89 km away, and Bardsīr (pop. 37,200) 102 km away.
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Earthquake data

Data & ora: 16 Oct 2021 11:46:04 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: sabato, 16 ott 2021 15:16 (GMT +3:30)
Magnitudine: 4.6
Prof.: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 30.83°N / 56.4°E (Kerman, Iran)
Antipode: 30.83°S / 123.6°W
Vulcano più vicino: Qal'eh Hasan Ali (195 km / 121 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km O da Zarand (pop: 59,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
34 km S da Shahrak-e Pābedānā (pop: 6,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
61 km NE da Rafsanjān (pop: 147,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
62 km SO da Rāvar (pop: 40,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
89 km NO da Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
102 km N da Bardsīr (Bardsir) (pop: 37,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
168 km NNE da Sirjan (pop: 207,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
396 km ENE da Shiraz (Fars) (pop: 1,249,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
712 km SE da Teheran (Tehran) (pop: 7,153,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 23.2°C (74 F), humidity: 14%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from N
Fonte dati primaria: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 5 x 1011 joules (139 MWh, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
4.610 kmNorthern And Central IranGFZ
5.110 kmIran: 16 Km of Yazdan Shahr, KermanIRSC
4.810 km12 Km SSE of Shahrak-e Pābedānā, IranUSGS
4.810 kmNorthern And Central IranGeoAu
5.010 kmNorthern And Central IranBMKG

User reports for this quake (6)

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zarand / Light shaking (MMI IV) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
AMIRALI - ZARAND : V-VI (reported through our app)  
Kerman / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Small shakes  
kerman / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Kermam. Amirkabir Blv. / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
ZARAND KERMAN / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : VI (reported through our app)  
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