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M5.5 earthquake - 39km W of Ahar, Iran, Wednesday, 7 November 2012 at 06:26 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - 39km W of Ahar, Iran on Wednesday, 7 November 2012

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - 39km W of Ahar, Iran on Wednesday, 7 November 2012
Date & time: Wednesday, 7 November 2012 06:26 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Wed, 7 Nov 2012 10:26 (Asia/Tehran)
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.4721°N / 46.6126°E (Iran)
Nearest volcano: Sahand (82 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.1*10^13 J (3.12 GWh / 2682 tons of TNT / 0.2 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 7 Nov 2012
Wed, 7 Nov 06:26 UTCM 5.4 / 10 kmNORTHWESTERN IRANEMSC
Wed, 7 Nov 06:26 UTCM 5.6 / 5 km IRANBogazici Uni.
Wed, 7 Nov 06:26 UTCM 5.4 / 15 kmArmenia-Azerbaijan-Iran Border Reg.BMKG

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(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Tabriz (Iran) (50 km SW from epicenter)(no details): I slept late last night so I was sleeping @ 10 A.M. ( local earthquake time ) . my bed,chair,computer desk and everything shaked and I ran out ! everybody came to streets , we're worry about next ones! (via EMSC)

 

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