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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Iran-Iraq Border Region on Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - Iran-Iraq Border Region on Wednesday, 20 August 2014

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 6.1 quake: Iran-Iraq Border Region on Mon, 18 Aug 02h32, which had occurred 2 days earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake  - Iran-Iraq Border Region on Wednesday, 20 August 2014
Aug 20 11:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.6.
Date & time: Wednesday, 20 August 2014 10:14 UTC
Magnitude: 5.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.66°N / 47.86°E (Iran)
Nearest volcano: Damavand (546 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.6*10^13 J (4.4 GWh / 3788 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
Wed, 20 Aug 2014
Wed, 20 Aug 10:14 UTCM 5.6 / 10 km IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGIONEMSC
Wed, 20 Aug 10:14 UTCM 5.7 / 10 km50km E of Dehloran, IranUSGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Baghdad / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
baghdad / MMI IV (Light shaking): 6th floor of building desk swaying and the floor moving
Amarah in Iraq / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
Amarah in Iraq / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
Mahboulla (391 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Lights swinging, water in bowl on floor moving with the motion 9th floor apartment at 13.19
susangerd iran / MMI IV (Light shaking): the lamp was shaking and the ground too
Hawally (Kuwait) (353 km S from epicenter)(no details): It was weaker but seemed to last longer than the 6.2 several days ago. (via EMSC)
Shūsh (Iran) (61 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I felt. (via EMSC)
Ahvaz (Iran) (160 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Just shock us (via EMSC)
Susangerd (Iran) (119 km S from epicenter)(no details): The lamp was shaking and the ground too.i was using internet I felt I am moving and it was shaking. (via EMSC)
Susangerd (Iran) (119 km S from epicenter)(no details): The lamp was shaking and the ground too.i was using internet I felt I am moving and it was shaking. (via EMSC)
(Iraq) (101 km S from epicenter)(no details): We feel  (via EMSC)

 

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