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Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - 214km N of Qulansiyah, Yemen

Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - 214km N of Qulansiyah, Yemen on Monday, 27 May 2013

Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake  - 214km N of Qulansiyah, Yemen on Monday, 27 May 2013
Date & time: Monday, 27 May 2013 03:36 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Mon, 27 May 2013 07:36
Magnitude: 5.7
Depth: 9.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.5928°N / 53.8331°E (Yemen)
Nearest volcano: Bir Borhut (360 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.2*10^13 J (6.22 GWh / 5351 tons of TNT / 0.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 27 May 2013
Mon, 27 May 03:36 UTCM 5.8 / 8 km OWEN FRACTURE ZONE REGIONEMSC
Mon, 27 May 03:36 UTCM 5.9 / 10 kmOwen Fracture Zone RegionGFZ
Mon, 27 May 03:36 UTCM 5.7 / 34 kmOwen Fracture Zone RegionGeoAu

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"I felt it" reports:
Melbourne / MMI VI (Strong shaking): At 9:50 there was a earthquake with violent shaking for about 17 seconds.
Melbourne / MMI VI (Strong shaking): At 9:50 there was a earthquake with violent shaking for about 17 seconds.
Yemen-Socotra-Hadiboh / not felt
it was rapey / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Dubai / MMI IX (Violent shaking)

 

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