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16 March 2023

EARTHQUAKE: Magnitude 5.1 NORTHWESTERN IRAN 16/03/2023 11:47 (UTC)

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Magnitude 5.1 16/03/2023 11:47 NORTHWESTERN IRAN

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A magnitude 5.1 earthquake has occurred NORTHWESTERN IRAN at:
38.44N 45.22E Depth 50km 16/03/2023 at 11:47:19 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
99 km N of Orūmīyeh, Iran / pop: 577,000 / local time: Asia/Tehran
26 km ESE of Khowy, Iran / pop: 175,000 / local time: Asia/Tehran

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Manual location disseminated on 16/03/2023 11:58 (UTC)
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