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28 January 2023

EARTHQUAKE: Magnitude 5.9 TURKEY-IRAN BORDER REGION 28/01/2023 18:14 (UTC)

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Magnitude 5.9 28/01/2023 18:14 TURKEY-IRAN BORDER REGION

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A magnitude 5.9 earthquake has occurred TURKEY-IRAN BORDER REGION at:
38.56N 44.94E Depth 10km 28/01/2023 at 18:14:46 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
113 km NNW of Orūmīyeh, Iran / pop: 577,000 / local time: Asia/Tehran
2 km NW of Khowy, Iran / pop: 175,000 / local time: Asia/Tehran

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Manual location disseminated on 28/01/2023 18:31 (UTC)
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