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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - 81km ESE of Minab, Iran

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - 81km ESE of Minab, Iran on Saturday, 18 May 2013

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 6.0 quake: 89km ESE of Minab, Iran on Sat, 11 May 02h08, which had occurred 7 days earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - 81km ESE of Minab, Iran on Saturday, 18 May 2013
Date & time: Saturday, 18 May 2013 10:57 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sat, 18 May 2013 13:57 (Asia/Tehran)
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 9.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 26.7678°N / 57.7783°E (Iran)
Nearest volcano: Bazman (263 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
Sat, 18 May 2013
Sat, 18 May 10:57 UTCM 5.5 / 10 kmSOUTHERN IRANEMSC
Sat, 18 May 10:57 UTCM 5.5 / 10 kmSouthern IranGFZ

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
RAK (213.1 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
RAK (215.7 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I was watching youtube on my laptop when i felt it and my wife also called me .. we noticed it but was very mild shake
Sharjah / MMI III (Weak shaking)
sharjah / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Dubai (303.3 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Al Nahda, Sharjah (289.5 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt like going Dizzy. Hanging lamps where moving too...
Dubai- all nahda / MMI IV (Light shaking)
RAK / not felt
Al Nahda Sharjah (288.9 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was sitting in the chair watching TV. felt I have dizziness for a while, but I saw the hanging lights were also moving.
Al-Nahda, Sharjah, UAE / MMI III (Weak shaking): Me and my wife felt it, living in Al-Nahda, Sharjah, UAE

 

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