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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - 85km ESE of Minab, Iran

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 89km ESE of Minab, Iran on Saturday, 11 May 2013

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - 89km ESE of Minab, Iran on Saturday, 11 May 2013
Date & time: Saturday, 11 May 2013 02:08 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sat, 11 May 2013 05:08 (Asia/Tehran)
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 14.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 26.7837°N / 57.8804°E (Iran)
Nearest volcano: Bazman (257 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 6.3*10^13 J (17.5 GWh / 15080 tons of TNT / 0.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 11 May 2013
Sat, 11 May 02:08 UTCM 6.2 / 30 kmSOUTHERN IRANEMSC
Sat, 11 May 02:08 UTCM 6.2 / 10 kmSouthern IranGFZ
Sat, 11 May 02:08 UTCM 5.9Southern IranGeoAu

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Ras Al Khaimer, UAE / MMI IV (Light shaking): My husband and I were both awoken. The bed was shaking for approximately 15 to 30 seconds We were on the top floor of a 3 story building. I felt slight shorter shake some time later.
Ajman, UAE / MMI III (Weak shaking): I finished reading the Quran and saw the lamp swaying
dubai (332.7 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Lasted for 10 secs, light shaking.
Sharjah, buhairah / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Saturday morning between 6:05 am to 6:15 am,we could feel building shaking,chandeliers in the hall were continuously moving indicating the tremor,checked local news site but nothing was reported
Sharjah, buhairah / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Saturday morning between 6:05 am to 6:15 am,we could feel building shaking,chandeliers in the hall were continuously moving indicating the tremor,checked local news site but nothing was reported
dudai / MMI III (Weak shaking)
dudai / MMI III (Weak shaking)
dubai / MMI V (Moderate shaking): it was for few seconds only but was felt.
Dubai / MMI III (Weak shaking)
dubai (329.5 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)
Sharjah / MMI III (Weak shaking): While reading news paper I felt that objects are moving .
Ras al khaimah (223.2 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Al hamra (241.2 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): The shaking woke me from my sleep
Sharjah (300 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Light shaking
Dubai (331.1 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
Dubai (331.1 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
Al Hamra, RAK (241.2 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Dubai / MMI III (Weak shaking): Chandelier started shaking
Dubai / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Dubai (301.8 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
DUBAI / MMI III (Weak shaking)
AJMAN-UAE / MMI II (Very weak shaking): i FELT A SUDDEN JERK ON MY UPPER BODY AS I SAT AT MY TABLE AND THE LIGHTS WERE SHAKING
Dubai / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Dubai (United Arab Emirates) (305 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Was so weak, but I got up, so at the beginning I was thinking was not an earthquake. But when I checked the time of this earthquake, I realized it was. (via EMSC)

 

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