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Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - Iran-Iraq Border Region on Monday, 18 August 2014

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Iran-Iraq Border Region on Monday, 18 August 2014

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Iran-Iraq Border Region on Monday, 18 August 2014
Aug 18 20:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 6.0.
Date & time: Monday, 18 August 2014 18:08 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.67°N / 47.77°E (Iran)
Nearest volcano: Damavand (541 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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
Mon, 18 Aug 2014
Mon, 18 Aug 18:08 UTCM 5.8 / 10 km IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGIONEMSC
Mon, 18 Aug 18:08 UTCM 5.7 / 10 km43km ESE of Dehloran, IranUSGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
SALMIYA, BLOCK 12, KUWAIT (367.6 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): 5:30 AM I FELT GIDDY AND WAS WONDERING WHAT IS WRONG WITH ME THEN MY LEGS WERE ALSO SHAKING LATER I REALIZED IT WAS EARTHQUAKE AS THE INDOOR PLANTS WERE SHAKING TOO. BUT WHEN I ASKED AROUND NO ONE HAD FELT IT AND ONLY AFTER WATCHING THE NEWS IT WAS CONFIRMED. NOTHING WAS BROKEN. I LIVE IN 3RD FLOOR
Abrak Khaitan Kuwait city / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): My apartment is on 6th floor and while standing no feeling of jolt, however the minute i sat down i felt my seat shaking (like mild vibration)
salmiya / MMI IV (Light shaking): Doors were swinging... staying on the top floor n felt the building sway... hangings in the hallway were swinging too..
ahvaz, iran / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Kuwait / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Tehran (Iran) (488 km NE from epicenter)(no details): سال ۸۷ در همین منطقه زلزله آمده بود و بعد ها گزارهشهای از فعالیت خفیف این آتشفشان سفیدراه گزارش شد. بیم آن میرود که این آتشفشان فعال شود (via EMSC)
Abu Halifa (Kuwait) (375 km S from epicenter)(no details): I felt while working on computer. (via EMSC)
(Kuwait) (353 km S from epicenter)(no details): Felt pretty swinging. I live on the 8th floor and my curtains were really moving.  (via EMSC)
Ahvaz (Iran) (160 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I felt it at ahwaz again and again ! What's going on??! (via EMSC)
Ahvaz (Iran) (154 km SE from epicenter)(no details): oh my god (via EMSC)
(Kuwait) (408 km S from epicenter)(no details): Little shaking of all items  (via EMSC)
Hawally (Kuwait) (352 km S from epicenter)(no details): Same as the on happened early morning (via EMSC)

 

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