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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Iran-Iraq Border Region on Monday, 18 August 2014

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Iran-Iraq Border Region on Monday, 18 August 2014

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - Iran-Iraq Border Region on Monday, 18 August 2014
Aug 18 07:10: Magnitude recalculated from 6.2 to 6.1.
Date & time: Mon, 18 Aug 02:32:06 UTC
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.78°N / 47.77°E
Nearest volcano: Damavand (535 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 18 Aug
Mon, 18 Aug 02:32 UTCM 6.2 / 10 km IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Aug 02:32 UTCM 6.2 / 10 km36km SE of Abdanan, Iran[Map]USGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Mahboula / MMI III (Weak shaking): Was awakened between 8am and 9am, saw dresser and closet doors trembling, bed vibrated slightly.
salmiyah / MMI III (Weak shaking): At 18:10 GMT 21:10 Kuwait Time,my bed was shaking underneath me and the TV outside was shaking as per my brother outside in the living room.
mohboulla,kuwait / MMI IX (Violent shaking): I eXperienced my bed shakes front and back at 9.15pm at kuwait,mohboulla area.
Kuwait / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
ispahan / MMI II (Very weak shaking): one littke shaking of the bed. i waited znother one to wake up my husband but it was not coming. kind regards
salmiya / MMI IX (Violent shaking): I felt earthquake 8.29 am in salmiyas
Salmiya (379.8 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Around 5.35 am: Sitting in my bed, felt my entire body swaying. It took a couple of seconds, about 10 - 20.
Kuwait City / MMI IV (Light shaking): 14th floor of Tameer Complex. Woke up at 5.34am feeling confused. Head felt like it was spinning but then realised it was the building moving. Stopped after 30 seconds.
Salmiya, Kuwait (385.4 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Bed shaking. I woke. Wife did not. Thought there may have been a bomb.
salmiya, kuwait / MMI IV (Light shaking): My bed was shaking and it felt like my mattress was rocking back and forth. 5th floor of a 10 story building. My bedroom door was shut but came open and kind of swung back and forth. Lasted about a half a minute.
hawally, 3rd floor apartment / MMI IX (Violent shaking): I was laying in bed looking through my mobile when I felt a sudden shaking, and when I looked around I noticed the chandler and hanging clothes swinging. It lasted about 30 second which seemed too long since I'm not used to earthquakes in Kuwaiti . Engineers should definitely start using building codes for earthquakes in Kuwait.
Abraq khaitan,kuwait. / MMI V (Moderate shaking): yes it was very strong and it came like twice. 1st one was for like 10sec and them after 5sec again my bed start shaking for 3sec. but the 1st one scared me alot.
Salmiya, Kuwait at 5.35 am (393 km S from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: I felt the shaking and seen the clothes in the hangers were also shaking at 5.35 am local time at Kuwait( Salmiya).
kuwait / MMI IV (Light shaking): We were sleeping when the bed started shaking...chandeliers started dangling...it went on for about more than a minute.
salmiya kuwait / MMI VIII (Severe shaking)
Ahwaz, khuzestan / MMI VI (Strong shaking): It was about 7 AM. I was checking my e.mails when I felt the sofa was shaking, I got scared and ran to my bedroom, where my husband was sleeping. He woke up, I told him about it, and found out my bed shaking. IT Lasted for some seconds, more than 10 I think.
Ahwaz, khuzestan / MMI VI (Strong shaking): It was about 7 AM. I was checking my e.mails when I felt the sofa was shaking, I got scared and ran to my bedroom, where my husband was sleeping. He woke up, I told him about it, and found out my bed shaking. IT Lasted for some seconds, more than 10 I think.
Kuwait / MMI III (Weak shaking): Felt an earthquake in khaitan kuwait while I was going to sleep
Baghdad - U.S. Embassy / MMI III (Weak shaking): Sitting in easy chair when a gentle motion commenced and lasted for 20+ seconds. Slight movement of a cord hanging over a table top was the only visible sign of the earthquake.
Hawally (Kuwait) (367 km S from epicenter)(no details): It woke me from a very deep sleep due to the rocking of my bed and wardrobe. I only had a moment to look around and think "oh, it is an earthquake" before the motion stopped. I felt it at about 5.40am. (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 18 Aug 02:53 UTCM 4.5 / 20 km - [info] (552 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 18 Aug 02:59 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info] (581 km)Iran-Iraq Border Region
[Map]
GFZ
Mon, 18 Aug 03:01 UTCM 4.8 / 20 km - [info] (554 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 18 Aug 03:11 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info] (564 km)Iran-Iraq Border Region
[Map]
GFZ
Mon, 18 Aug 03:17 UTCM 3.8 / 13 km - [info] (549 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 18 Aug 03:18 UTCM 4.0 / 15 km - [info] (548 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 18 Aug 03:23 UTCM 3.7 / 10 km - [info] (549 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 18 Aug 03:30 UTCM 3.7 / 10 km - [info] (544 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
[Map]
EMSC
Berne Switzerland (3740.2 km SW from epicenter) / MMI VIII (Severe shaking): I layed in bed. Sleepless. 5. floor. About ca. 2 minutes fine wobble and vibrations to feel on the mattress. I had to concentrate me on this experience. I changed my lying position but the fine movements and vibrations were still there.
Mon, 18 Aug 03:37 UTCM 3.6 / 8 km - [info] (544 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 18 Aug 03:45 UTCM 4.1 / 9 km - [info] (545 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 18 Aug 03:53 UTCM 3.9 / 10 km - [info] (538 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 18 Aug 04:09 UTCM 3.7 / 10 km - [info] (545 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
[Map]
EMSC
Kuwait City / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Mon, 18 Aug 04:20 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (555 km)Iran-Iraq Border Region
[Map]
GFZ
Kuwait,Salmiya / MMI IV (Light shaking): I felt another Earth quake at 8.28 local time
Mon, 18 Aug 04:39 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (561 km)Iran-Iraq Border Region
[Map]
GFZ
kuwait city (358.3 km ENE from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Mon, 18 Aug 04:45 UTCM 4.1 / 10 km - [info] (548 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
[Map]
EMSC
jaleeb al shayoukh / MMI VIII (Severe shaking)
Mon, 18 Aug 04:52 UTCM 3.5 / 17 km - [info] (548 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 18 Aug 05:11 UTCM 3.9 / 8 km - [info] (543 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 18 Aug 05:14 UTCM 3.8 / 9 km - [info] (541 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 18 Aug 05:25 UTCM 5.7 / 10 km - [info] (544 km)Iran-Iraq Border Region
[Map]
GFZ
Basrah (Iraq) (231 km S from epicenter)(no details): I fell the morning one at 5,30 am Aug. 18/2014 (via EMSC)
kuwait, abu halifa / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Abu Halifa Kuwait / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(Iran) (159 km S from epicenter)(no details): Saw my towel in the bathroom swading back and forth after this one. 5 -10 sec long (via EMSC)
Baghdad / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Mangaf, Kuwait / MMI IV (Light shaking): It was around 5.35 AM Kuwait Time, when both my wife and I noticed shaking of our bed and woke up. We also heard dangling sounds of AC ducts. It lasted for about 10 secs
farwaniya kuwait / MMI III (Weak shaking): I was lying on sofa with my head resting on Wall and talking to my wife. I started feeling it's moving. Then I looked at lamp, plants they were moving I told my wife is earthquake and start reciting.
susangerd / MMI IV (Light shaking): i was talking on the phone i felt i slept for a second.
khobar, Saudi / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Kuwait fahaheel / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Mon, 18 Aug 05:32 UTCM 4.4 / 11 km - [info] (549 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Aug 05:52 UTCM 3.5 / 10 km - [info] (526 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Aug 05:57 UTCM 3.6 / 10 km - [info] (543 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Aug 05:59 UTCM 3.8 / 10 km - [info] (538 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Aug 06:27 UTCM 3.8 / 10 km - [info] (529 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Aug 06:31 UTCM 3.8 / 10 km - [info] (549 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Aug 06:34 UTCM 4.0 / 10 km - [info] (546 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Aug 06:50 UTCM 3.9 / 10 km - [info] (544 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Aug 06:59 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info] (537 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Aug 07:54 UTCM 3.5 / 10 km - [info] (546 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Aug 08:05 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (571 km)Iran-Iraq Border Region[Map]GFZ
Mon, 18 Aug 08:42 UTCM 4.2 / 10 km - [info] (535 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Aug 08:49 UTCM 3.6 / 10 km - [info] (542 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Aug 08:57 UTCM 3.5 / 8 km - [info] (544 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Aug 09:02 UTCM 3.7 / 10 km - [info] (547 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Aug 09:37 UTCM 3.5 / 14 km - [info] (547 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Aug 09:51 UTCM 3.5 / 10 km - [info] (542 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Aug 10:03 UTCM 3.5 / 10 km - [info] (547 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Aug 10:14 UTCM 3.7 / 9 km - [info] (550 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Aug 10:18 UTCM 3.6 / 10 km - [info] (540 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Aug 11:01 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info] (566 km)Iran-Iraq Border Region[Map]GFZ
Mon, 18 Aug 11:06 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (551 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Aug 11:23 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (556 km)Iran-Iraq Border Region[Map]GFZ
Mon, 18 Aug 11:51 UTCM 5.3 / 10 km - [info] (548 km)Iran-Iraq Border Region[Map]GFZ
Mon, 18 Aug 12:26 UTCM 3.7 / 10 km - [info] (547 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Aug 12:40 UTCM 3.6 / 10 km - [info] (550 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Aug 13:16 UTCM 3.5 / 10 km - [info] (536 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Aug 13:45 UTCM 3.5 / 9 km - [info] (550 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Aug 13:50 UTCM 3.6 / 10 km - [info] (540 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Aug 14:32 UTCM 3.6 / 10 km - [info] (546 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Aug 15:23 UTCM 3.5 / 10 km - [info] (562 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC

 

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