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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Egypt on Saturday, 27 June 2015

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Egypt on Saturday, 27 June 2015

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - Egypt on Saturday, 27 June 2015
Jun 27 20:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.5.
Date & time: Saturday, 27 June 2015 15:34 UTC
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.97°N / 34.72°E (Egypt)
Nearest volcano: Harrat ar Rahah (211 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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, 27 Jun 2015
Sat, 27 Jun 15:34 UTCM 5.2 / 11.1 km- 4km SE of Nuwaybi`a, EgyptUSGS
Sat, 27 Jun 15:34 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km EGYPTEMSC

"I felt it" reports:
Sharm El Sheikh (Otium Amphoras) / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Sharm el sheikh / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Sharm el sheikh / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
holiday inn maadi cairo (357.8 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): A sandstorm and earthquake in one day.
Cairo (339 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Cairo Egypt (349.5 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Sharm El sheikh / MMI IV (Light shaking): Windows were shaking, trees were shaking furniture was moving slightly
Sharm El Sheikh Airport / MMI III (Weak shaking)
El Gouna, sheraton hotel, / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): I was relaxed in my bed and felt it
Nabq Rixos / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)
Haram, giza / MMI III (Weak shaking): I thought first that sth hit the bed but then i saw things shaking around the house, it lasted around 5-7 seconds
Cairo / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Cairo / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Hurghada, Egypt / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Very Weak Shaking in Hurghada
Dahab (58.7 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Sharm El Sheikh, White Knight Beach. / MMI II (Very weak shaking): At work, the hotel reception building shook for at least 10 seconds and we were swaying!
dahab (357 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Cairo, Maadi / MMI III (Weak shaking): short amplitude, ~1hz
Hurghada / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Hurghada / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Hurghada / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Heliopolis, Cairo / MMI IX (Violent shaking): Gentle sway left and right 6 times but felt quite obviously.
Cairo / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)
Tanta , gharbiya / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Cairo / MMI IV (Light shaking)
New cairp / MMI IV (Light shaking): Bed was shaking
Dahab / MMI VI (Strong shaking): uffff
Sharm el Sheikh / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Cairo egypt / MMI IV (Light shaking): I felt it
Hurghada (208.4 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
fakous (358.2 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Sharm el sheikh / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Sharm el sheikh / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
cairo (357.8 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Cairo - Dokki (359.6 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Hurghada Safari Sahara (216.3 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IX (Violent shaking): Srews swinging in the Box , we rebuild at Time the Radio Hurghada Buggy.
Giza (359.4 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): 2nd earthquake of my life
Hurghada / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Hurghada / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Dahab / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Nabq / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)
Hurghada / MMI VIII (Severe shaking)
Giza / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Sharm el Sheikh / MMI V (Moderate shaking): saucepans on stove and window shutters shook for some moments, cats were startled. We are fasting here for Ramadan, and at first I thought I was feeling a bit lightheaded, but it was definitely strong enough to make me feel unstable.
Nasr city / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Lasted for more than 30 sec.
Cairo Heliopolis / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Hurghada, Mubarak 2 / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Hurghada, Egypt / MMI IV (Light shaking): Shaking of furniture
Citadel (355.8 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Hurghada (357.8 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Dahab / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Building swayed on first floor, felt by all, also outside, no damage that I know of.
Doki Giza egypt / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): I can not write in english
Hurghada (209.8 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Mohandiseen cairo / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Cairo / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
Fayoum / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Maadi cairo / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Dahab / MMI V (Moderate shaking): We were inside and felt how house started to shake, immidiately run away but then it stoped
Cairo / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Downtown, Cairo, Egypt (357.3 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Hanging out in my flat on the 10th floor when it began to rock back and forth.
Cairo / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
Cairo / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
hurghada, el kawther / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I am at the 4th floor and it was really scarry It shacked a lot, even my husband woke up
Hurghada / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I wake up beause my bed was shaking.
Hurghada / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Suez / MMI VIII (Severe shaking)
Maadi, Cairo / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Sharm el Sheikh / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Dahab, South Sinatra, Egypt / MMI V (Moderate shaking): We've felt and seen roof of the beach shaking for 5 sec., ground was shaking too. I would say it was a modarate shaking.
maadi (348.3 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Sharm el sheikh domina coral bay / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Earth trmour for about 5 seconds
Egypt , Cairo / MMI IV (Light shaking): I felt it ,I am in Cairo , I am in the 3rd floor building , thanks God it didn't last log . but it was strong enough to shake the tables in my room.
Maadi Cairo Egypt (357.8 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): i am on the cornisj in Maadi floor 31 severe swingning of all hanging lamps it scared both me and my husband and the dog was runnuning from one to the other she was not barking
Dahab, South Sinai (237.6 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Holon (340.7 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
cairo (349.6 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
hurghada / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
cairo (348.7 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
hurghada / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Giza / not felt
hurghada / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)
Aurora oriental nabq bay (106.6 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sitting on balcony the complete building shook for 20 seconds couldn't stand up
zamalek,cairo (359.7 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Hurghada (213.8 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Cairo , nasr city / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Hurghada (216.5 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Nasr city, cairo / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Zamalek, Cairo / MMI V (Moderate shaking): On 6th floor in Zamalek, sofa shaking and light fittings all swaying.
Hurghada / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Cairo / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Cairo (357.2 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Cairo / MMI IV (Light shaking): It was a noticeable shake I felt it because of my unstable position but when I looked around I found all suspended accessories and object shaking.
Al-Manial, Cairo / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Cairo, maadi / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
NES ZIONA, ISRAEL (322.7 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
El maadi, Cairo, Egypt / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Jerusalem (320.3 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Ring road maadi / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Sharm el sheikh / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Rishon LeZion (332.5 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
hurghada (213.1 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
cairo / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Cairo / MMI VIII (Severe shaking)
Dahab (55.1 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): very obvious street light rattling after!
Eilat, Israel / MMI VIII (Severe shaking)
Cairo,Egypt / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt as though a heavy washing machine was on its last spin cycle in the room. Not as hard as the one I experienced here in Cairo in 2012. But still alarming since I live in the 4th floor.
Tel Aviv (346.6 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Cairo (357.8 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Cairo / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Cairo / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
New Cairo / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Dokki, Giza / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Cairo / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I'm on the 8th floor and was sitting in the sofa and it started shaking visibly for a couple of minutes. It was very scary.
Cairo / MMI IX (Violent shaking): On 4th floor of 5 story building when I felt the shake. Very noticeable one.
Cairo / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
dahab (55.7 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): earthquake continued for under 1 minute. The structure of our apartment building rattled. Dust billowed up from nearby mountains.
Cairo / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
New cairo / MMI VIII (Severe shaking)
maadi cairo / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Awal Al Qahera Al Gadida (357.8 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Cairo (359.2 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
maadi,cairo (353.5 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Maadi, Cairo, Egypt / MMI IV (Light shaking): The whole floor was shaking
Cairo (Egypt) (361 km W from epicenter)(no details): It was a big surprise for me (via EMSC)
(Egypt) (350 km W from epicenter)(no details): Just be calm and u should be okay. (via EMSC)
Gayal (Saudi Arabia) (101 km S from epicenter)(no details): Feel 3 seconds as mild shake. no useful (via EMSC)
(Egypt) (356 km W from epicenter)(no details): I felt dizzy then the chair was slightly shacking it took few seconds (via EMSC)
Gaza () (280 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Building shaking! i was on 10th floor. Like sitting in a boat on open water and boat is rocking from one side to another! (via EMSC)
Hurghada (Egypt) (216 km SW from epicenter)(no details): A feeling of light headedness. (via EMSC)
Dahab (Egypt) (61 km SW from epicenter)(no details): The time can't be right, it was about half past 5. (via EMSC)
Nuweibaa (Egypt) (12 km W from epicenter)(no details): Strong tremor across the town lasting for 5-8 seconds gradually stopping with decreased movement over 20 seconds very strong sulphuric smell lasting 20 mins or more, maybe coincidence! (via EMSC)
Dubai (United Arab Emirates) (2075 km E from epicenter)(no details): Didn't feel (via EMSC)
Cairo (Egypt) (361 km W from epicenter)(no details): Woke me up ! ! (via EMSC)
Cairo (Egypt) (361 km W from epicenter)(no details): The earthquake lasted for about 30 seconds. It was relatively strong compared to the other earthquakes we usually feel, where most of them originate in Greece. The water tank and chandeliers were swinging. Paintings on the wall had to be adjusted. In general it was a moderate earthquake but slightly stronger than usual. (via EMSC)
(Egypt) (352 km W from epicenter)(no details): I felt the earthquake for 5 seconds (via EMSC)
Sharm El-Sheikh (Egypt) (129 km S from epicenter)(no details): It seemed stronger than other earthquakes I experienced in Sharm in the past 10 years and I never heard this rumbling before, that was a scary sound, thought the roof was going to come down, so we ran outside into the garden. (via EMSC)
Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) (1287 km E from epicenter)(no details): First time I felt the earthquake few seconds continually (via EMSC)
(Egypt) (364 km W from epicenter)(no details): Small shaking at Cairo ground felt for seconds. (via EMSC)
Cairo (Egypt) (361 km W from epicenter)(no details): no (via EMSC)
Tabuk (Saudi Arabia) (191 km E from epicenter)(no details): Just felt my chair moving and a bottle of water on a table agitated (via EMSC)
Mitzpe Ramon (Israel) (177 km N from epicenter)(no details): Felt one jolt down my leg as if someone had moved the bed and then a few seconds later a second weaker one. (via EMSC)
Sharm El-Sheikh (Egypt) (136 km S from epicenter)(no details): Why's cool (via EMSC)
Sharm El-Sheikh (Egypt) (129 km S from epicenter)(no details): It lasted about 5 seconds, with 2 trembles, the second tremble was stronger / 5:35 PM, local time, Sharm el-Sheikh Egypt in Nabq Bay. The closest hotel to where I was at the time is Palmyra Three Corners Resort. (via EMSC)
Dahab (Egypt) (61 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Heard deep rumblings first, then very noticable shaking as I walked outside of my house was slightly unsteady on my feet. (via EMSC)
Cairo (Egypt) (361 km W from epicenter)(no details): a floor stand alone light stand was swaying pendulum style .. for a long time. (via EMSC)
New Cairo City (Egypt) (337 km W from epicenter)(no details): Deux secousses espacees d'une quaizaines de secondes. (via EMSC)
Sharm El-Sheikh (Egypt) (129 km S from epicenter)(no details): Short tremor but strong here, building trembled for about 2 minutes and all residents came out on balcony or terrace to check. I'm second floor and heard the rumbling first then my building and flat shock.....scary. (via EMSC)
Cairo (Egypt) (361 km W from epicenter)(no details): Is there any one stronger coming soon? (via EMSC)
Cairo (Egypt) (361 km W from epicenter)(no details): It was a long tremor, around 20 seconds I think, feeling movements around not up and down (via EMSC)
Cairo (Egypt) (361 km W from epicenter)(no details): زلازل وبراكين الدنيا لا تساوى شيئا بالنسبة ليوم القيامة.. اليوم الآخر.. فيجب ان نتق الله.. "وَاتَّقُواْ يَوْماً تُرْجَعُونَ فِيهِ إِلَى اللّهِ ثُمَّ تُوَفَّى كُلُّ نَفْسٍ مَّا كَسَبَتْ وَهُمْ لاَ يُظْلَمُونَ" (via EMSC)
Cairo (Egypt) (361 km W from epicenter)(no details): It made me very dizzy & off balance for a few minutes (via EMSC)
New Cairo City (Egypt) (342 km W from epicenter)(no details): Felt the sofa shake. Water bottle shook. (via EMSC)
Suez (Egypt) (245 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Strong (via EMSC)
Hurghada (Egypt) (216 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Was taking a nap then woke up the bed was moving left & right so strong (via EMSC)
Sharm El-Sheikh (Egypt) (129 km S from epicenter)(no details): Only lasted few seconds (via EMSC)
Sharm El-Sheikh (Egypt) (129 km S from epicenter)(no details): Lasted about 5 seconds (via EMSC)
Sharm El-Sheikh (Egypt) (129 km S from epicenter)(no details): I was in my hotel room at Experience Sea Breeze Resort in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt and felt the ground shake for a few seconds (via EMSC)
(Egypt) (120 km S from epicenter)(no details): Лежали на кровати, почувствовали как начали они шевелиться. Никакой паники небыло. Отель Crystal Cyrene (via EMSC)
Aqaba (Jordan) (62 km N from epicenter)(no details): no (via EMSC)
Karmiel (Israel) (436 km N from epicenter)(no details): While watching TV I felt small "waves' of shake and my bed slightly moved (has wheels) (via EMSC)
(Egypt) (363 km W from epicenter)(no details): Felt my chair moving (via EMSC)
Nasr City (Egypt) (353 km W from epicenter)(no details): It was scary. It lasted for longer than usual. Everything was moving, my bed, clothes, my wardrobe. (via EMSC)
Sharm El-Sheikh (Egypt) (129 km S from epicenter)(no details): Shaking sun umbrella (via EMSC)
Eilat (Israel) (63 km N from epicenter)(no details): Ахуеть! Ахуеть! Давай исчо!!! (via EMSC)
Aqaba (Jordan) (62 km N from epicenter)(no details): It was very hard (via EMSC)
Dahab (Egypt) (61 km SW from epicenter)(no details): A VERY STRONG SHAKING LASTING ABOUT 5 seconds... And a smaller vibration immediately after... (via EMSC)
Luxor (Egypt) (424 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Whilst sat felt alternating sideward movements. Lights hanging from the ceiling clearly moved. Clothes airer rocked from side to side. Several neighbours looking out of windows to check the response in the seats. My apartment is 9 floors high (via EMSC)
Luxor (Egypt) (424 km SW from epicenter)(no details): j'ai eu l'impression que ma tete tournait c'etait un mouvement circulaire tres etrange (via EMSC)
(Egypt) (369 km W from epicenter)(no details): Sleeping..woke me up (via EMSC)
(Egypt) (365 km W from epicenter)(no details): when the earthquake reaches 4.5 or more we frequently feel it , at the 6th floor (via EMSC)
Cairo (Egypt) (361 km W from epicenter)(no details): Relatively long hit (via EMSC)
Cairo (Egypt) (361 km W from epicenter)(no details): I felt the seat moving a bit but thought it wasn't true till i saw the lamp moving (via EMSC)
Cairo (Egypt) (361 km W from epicenter)(no details): زلزال غريب ربنا يستر يا جدعان (via EMSC)
Cairo (Egypt) (361 km W from epicenter)(no details): The tea in the glasses moved side to side but did not splash over. (via EMSC)
Cairo (Egypt) (361 km W from epicenter)(no details): it wake me up (via EMSC)
Cairo (Egypt) (361 km W from epicenter)(no details): was relatively long with horizontal sways (via EMSC)
Cairo (Egypt) (361 km W from epicenter)(no details): very scarey!! (via EMSC)
Cairo (Egypt) (361 km W from epicenter)(no details): It was stronger felt than occasional earthquakes happening in Greek or Turkey (via EMSC)
Cairo (Egypt) (361 km W from epicenter)(no details): According to the description of the 3-3.9 scale category, it was a noticeable tremor, and ceiling lamps were flung like pendulums by 20 degrees. It says on your website that it was 5 , but maybe it was weak because I live far away from the epicentre. You're the geologists! Thanks for documenting the tremor. (via EMSC)
(Egypt) (355 km W from epicenter)(no details): Mild and lasted a few seconds (via EMSC)
Nasr City (Egypt) (353 km W from epicenter)(no details): Received calls from other Cairo suburbs having felt the quake. Distance as far as 25 KM away (via EMSC)
Hod Hasharon (Israel) (348 km N from epicenter)(no details): I might have noticed it only because I was sitting in a chair on wheels that rolled marginally back and forth for a few seconds. When I started to pay attention I could feel a light shaking of my apartment building. I have a cat but he didnt seem to notice (asleep on the bed) (via EMSC)
Hod Hasharon (Israel) (348 km N from epicenter)(no details): No (via EMSC)
Tel Aviv-Yafo (Israel) (341 km N from epicenter)(no details): Water in the bottles on two different tables was shaking. Nobody seating near one of them. (via EMSC)
Ramallah () (323 km N from epicenter)(no details): Small earthquake - was aware of it only because i seem to be senstitive to them. Was watching tv and felt the room shake. Looked at my water glass and the water was moving (like in Jurassic Park). It went on for what felt like about 15 seconds. (via EMSC)
Hurghada (Egypt) (216 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Lasted for about 1-2mins only. (via EMSC)
Hurghada (Egypt) (216 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Это второе землетрясение в Хургаде и в моей жизни. Первое было сильнее, в 2012 году. (via EMSC)
Hurghada (Egypt) (216 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Everything was just shaking for longer than usually. (via EMSC)
(Egypt) (137 km S from epicenter)(no details): The whole house was shaking for about 10-15 seconds! (via EMSC)
Sharm El-Sheikh (Egypt) (129 km S from epicenter)(no details): Floor was moving for around 30 seconds (via EMSC)
Be'er Ora (Israel) (80 km N from epicenter)(no details): It seems like it is a small earthquake that might be followed by another one (via EMSC)

 

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