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Major mag. 7.2 earthquake - Iran-Iraq Border Region on Sunday, 12 November 2017 - information

Major mag. 7.2 earthquake - Iran-Iraq Border Region on Sunday, 12 November 2017

Major mag. 7.2 earthquake  - Iran-Iraq Border Region on Sunday, 12 November 2017
Nov 12 18:30: Magnitude recalculated from 7.5 to 7.3.
Nov 12 19:16: Magnitude recalculated from 7.3 to 7.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 34.0 km.
Date & time: Sunday, 12 November 2017 18:18 UTC
Magnitude: 7.2
Depth: 34.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.85°N / 45.9°E (Iran)
Nearest volcano: Sahand (325 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4*10^15 J (1106 GWh / 9.5*10^5 tons of TNT / 59.5 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Sun, 12 Nov 18:18 UTCM 7.3 / 23.2 km- 32km S of Halabjah, IraqUSGS
Sun, 12 Nov 18:18 UTCM 7.2 / 19 km IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGIONEMSC

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Shiraz (Iran) (861 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Was about 5-6 seconds (via EMSC)
Shiraz (Iran) (850 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I fell this erthquake in shiraz (via EMSC)
(Georgia) (818 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Dios mio (via EMSC)
Sahinbey (Turkey) (806 km W from epicenter)(no details): İçecekler ve lamba sallandı (via EMSC)
Gaziantep (Turkey) (802 km W from epicenter)(no details): we felt it strongly even from Turkey, it took at least 15 seconds here. I am sure it was so strong and wish good luck and faith for people there ! (via EMSC)
Gaziantep (Turkey) (802 km W from epicenter)(no details): It is very very long nearly 1 minute takes shaking (via EMSC)
(Turkey) (754 km NW from epicenter)(no details): качало около минуты (via EMSC)
Khafji (Saudi Arabia) (753 km S from epicenter)(no details): 15 srcs (via EMSC)
(Kuwait) (726 km S from epicenter)(no details): felt earthquake, it was very shaky. Exactly around 9.30pm (via EMSC)
(Kuwait) (726 km S from epicenter)(no details): Thank god (via EMSC)
Şanlıurfa (Turkey) (686 km W from epicenter)(no details): So feel (via EMSC)
Ahmadi (Kuwait) (672 km S from epicenter)(no details): Its too much shaking a lots... (via EMSC)
Ahmadi (Kuwait) (670 km S from epicenter)(no details): My bed moved back & forth once & made me wonder what it must be, soon I heard all building residents running out the building immediately (via EMSC)
Ahmadi (Kuwait) (670 km S from epicenter)(no details): Most of the people got out of the buolding. (via EMSC)
Fahad Al Ahmad (Kuwait) (668 km S from epicenter)(no details): The bed startes shaking and the lampshades swinging gently. (via EMSC)
Fintas (Kuwait) (663 km S from epicenter)(no details): Felt the apartment shaking and noises in the apartment, but nothing fell over. (via EMSC)
Eqaila (Kuwait) (663 km S from epicenter)(no details): Felt tremor unusually strong for this area. Curtains shook, glassware rattled. (via EMSC)
Fintas (Kuwait) (663 km S from epicenter)(no details): Continued shaking for more than 10 seconds. (via EMSC)
Abu Fatira (Kuwait) (660 km S from epicenter)(no details): It was very scary as the whole house including walls felt like dancing (via EMSC)
Mubarak Al Kabeer (Kuwait) (658 km S from epicenter)(no details): Duration about 19 seconds. Appeared to be two pulses (via EMSC)
(Kuwait) (657 km S from epicenter)(no details): Clearly observed. Lights shaking. High rise buildings were swaying. (via EMSC)
Messila (Kuwait) (654 km S from epicenter)(no details): OMG (via EMSC)
Sabah Al Salem (Kuwait) (653 km S from epicenter)(no details): 5th floor apartment (via EMSC)
Mishref (Kuwait) (651 km S from epicenter)(no details): I felt light move of the coach. (via EMSC)
Salwa (Kuwait) (649 km S from epicenter)(no details): It was so strong (via EMSC)
Salwa (Kuwait) (649 km S from epicenter)(no details): Folks out in corridors of building... (via EMSC)
Salwa (Kuwait) (649 km S from epicenter)(no details): Sofa vibrations some seconds (via EMSC)
Khaitan (Kuwait) (648 km S from epicenter)(no details): My bed was shaking and the chandeliers in my flat were shaking I live on the first floor. My sisters live on 5 and 7 floor. They fell down (via EMSC)
(Kuwait) (647 km S from epicenter)(no details): Heard Windows move and glass on cupboards shake. (via EMSC)
(Kuwait) (645 km S from epicenter)(no details): I felt it but it in Kuwait شعرت بالهزه العرضية في الكويت والله يحمي ويحفظ الجميع (via EMSC)
Salmiya (Kuwait) (645 km S from epicenter)(no details): Seems to be more than 6.5 (via EMSC)
Salmiya (Kuwait) (645 km S from epicenter)(no details): We felt some tremors here in Kuwait (via EMSC)
Salmiya (Kuwait) (645 km S from epicenter)(no details): Whole building rocked back and forth for at least 10 seconds. Glasses clinked together but nothing fell. (via EMSC)
Salmiya (Kuwait) (645 km S from epicenter)(no details): On the 11th floor the whole building was shaking in every direction (via EMSC)
Salmiya (Kuwait) (644 km S from epicenter)(no details): Felt slightly here in Kuwait (via EMSC)
Hawally (Kuwait) (643 km S from epicenter)(no details): Slight smooth rocking for about 7 seconds...just once (via EMSC)
Hawally (Kuwait) (643 km S from epicenter)(no details): I thought my cat was playing too hard under the couch but then saw that the shelf and chandelier was shaking, so...not the cat this time. I guess. (via EMSC)
(Kuwait) (642 km S from epicenter)(no details): Felt the shaking for about 1 minute (via EMSC)
(Kuwait) (642 km S from epicenter)(no details): Sgakin (via EMSC)
Bneid Al Qar (Kuwait) (639 km S from epicenter)(no details): 2 consecutive shakes in half a minute interwals (via EMSC)
Kuwait City (Kuwait) (638 km S from epicenter)(no details): Shook for 10 seconds . # Kuwait (via EMSC)
Kuwait City (Kuwait) (638 km S from epicenter)(no details): Bed shacking slightly (via EMSC)
Kuwait City (Kuwait) (638 km S from epicenter)(no details): We all fall asleep on near 9 pm and the total building gets vibration... We feel it.. it's horrible... (via EMSC)
Kuwait City (Kuwait) (638 km S from epicenter)(no details): There was more than one shock where we felt the ground shaking. It happened 3 times so far. (via EMSC)
Kuwait City (Kuwait) (638 km S from epicenter)(no details): I was in the 9th floor at al ameeri hospital and everything was moving .. lights .. beds .. the doctors wasbrunning scared (via EMSC)
Yerevan (Armenia) (605 km NW from epicenter)(no details): It was long (via EMSC)
Isfahan (Iran) (591 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Someone in my home said earthquake (via EMSC)
Isfahan (Iran) (591 km SE from epicenter)(no details): It's felt in isfahan!!! (via EMSC)
Batman (Turkey) (542 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Ta batmandan hissedildi. Süleymaniye nasıldır (via EMSC)
Mardin (Turkey) (536 km NW from epicenter)(no details): It was different experience. I worried about it. (via EMSC)
Tehran (Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (528 km E from epicenter)(no details): Neighbour saw luster swinging. East of Tehran. (via EMSC)
Tehran (Iran) (522 km E from epicenter)(no details): Tehran (via EMSC)
Basrah (Iraq) (518 km S from epicenter)(no details): لقد شعرت باهتزاز الكنبه (via EMSC)
Tehran (Iran) (514 km E from epicenter)(no details): Just see that chandelier was shaking slowly. (via EMSC)
Tehran (Iran) (514 km E from epicenter)(no details): توی برج های خیابون ستارخان حدود دو دقیقه لرزش شدید حس می شد (via EMSC)
Tehran (Iran) (514 km E from epicenter)(no details): I was working with PC, and wondered why my head feels dizzy. then seeing the curtains moving so realized it is eq. (via EMSC)
Tehran (Iran) (514 km E from epicenter)(no details): We saw the lights swinging, and they were unstoppable. We were terrified. (via EMSC)
Basrah (Iraq) (513 km S from epicenter)(no details): Very noticeable wobbling, doors swung, curtains swayed. (via EMSC)
Basrah (Iraq) (513 km S from epicenter)(no details): I felt it (via EMSC)
Karaj (Iran) (484 km E from epicenter)(no details): The hanging lap shaking hard (via EMSC)
Andisheh New Town (Iran) (481 km E from epicenter)(no details): Feelled smoothly (via EMSC)
Lasku Kalayeh (Iran) (470 km NE from epicenter)(no details): تکان خوردن لوازم آویز داخل خانه (via EMSC)
Karaj (Iran) (470 km E from epicenter)(no details): مهرشهر کرج نیز احساس شد. (via EMSC)
Qom (Iran) (462 km E from epicenter)(no details): The lampshads were swinging more than a minute. (via EMSC)
Qom (Iran) (461 km E from epicenter)(no details): I'm in center of iran but it felt strong (via EMSC)
(Turkey) (436 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Van da 4 üstü bir deprem gibi hissedildi (via EMSC)
Marand (Iran) (399 km NW from epicenter)(no details): I am so scared (via EMSC)
Zakho (Iraq) (384 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Originally felt the house moving before looking up and seeing the light and ceiling really swinging about. Alot of the neighbours rushed outdoors. Was all over after about 20 seconds. (via EMSC)
Tabriz (Iran) (365 km N from epicenter)(no details): تبریز کاملا احساس شد طولانی مدت بود (via EMSC)
Tabriz (Iran) (365 km N from epicenter)(no details): Everything was shaking (via EMSC)
Tabriz (Iran) (365 km N from epicenter)(no details): شرق تبریز درحد حرکت لوستر و لرزش خفیف حس شد. ولی مرکز تبریز توی برجها زیاد حس شده. (via EMSC)
Tabriz (Iran) (365 km N from epicenter)(no details): How are soleymaniyeh people's? (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (363 km E from epicenter)(no details): ابتدا در کمد لرزید و بعد زیر پام لرزید اراک (via EMSC)
Hakkari (Turkey) (359 km NW from epicenter)(no details): We felt eartquake in Hakkâri. Very strong . (via EMSC)
Tal Afar (Iraq) (355 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Approximately 15 seconds of rolling surface waves (via EMSC)
Duhok (Iraq) (345 km NW from epicenter)(no details): No (via EMSC)
Rifai (Iraq) (344 km S from epicenter)(no details): Yes I felt (via EMSC)
Duhok (Iraq) (344 km NW from epicenter)(no details): In Dohuk, Kurdistan at the moment. Really scarred. (via EMSC)
(Iraq) (341 km S from epicenter)(no details): Everything surrounding me was shaking for few seconds (via EMSC)
(Iraq) (341 km S from epicenter)(no details): Very strong (via EMSC)
(Iraq) (336 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Movimento ondulatorio (via EMSC)
Urmia (Iran) (309 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Terrible... Extremely horrible (via EMSC)
Urmia (Iran) (309 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Astonishing duration never have seen such a lengthy earthquake (via EMSC)
Urmia (Iran) (309 km NW from epicenter)(no details): People are in the streets... (via EMSC)
Urmia (Iran) (309 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Not very strong, but long and with obvious swinging of lampshades for more than 30 seconds. (via EMSC)
Urmia (Iran) (309 km NW from epicenter)(no details): طولانی و شدید (via EMSC)
Urmia (Iran) (307 km NW from epicenter)(no details): It was not good. Very strong and long (via EMSC)
Karbala (Iraq) (299 km SW from epicenter)(no details): اهتزاز قوي .. كنت بالسيارة وحسيت السيارة تتحرك بقوة (via EMSC)
Hillah (Iraq) (292 km SW from epicenter)(no details): From iraq - hilla - babylon (via EMSC)
Ramadi (Iraq) (282 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Nice (via EMSC)
Bakhdida (Iraq) (275 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Side to side away for 30 seconds. Building creaking (via EMSC)
Baghdad (Iraq) (227 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Felt it all the way at the Baghdad international terminal (via EMSC)
Pirmam (Iraq) (227 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Felt it strongly in Pirmam (via EMSC)
Erbil (Iraq) (226 km NW from epicenter)(no details): It was a first time (via EMSC)
Erbil (Iraq) (226 km NW from epicenter)(no details): LET'S FLEE TO ALLAH OUR CREATOR (via EMSC)
Erbil (Iraq) (226 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Lasted very long time. More disorienting shake/ sway back and forth as opposed to violent and fast shaking. (via EMSC)
Erbil (Iraq) (226 km NW from epicenter)(no details): No major impact in Italian City, Erbil (via EMSC)
Erbil (Iraq) (226 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Dog got up looking alarmed. Strong swaying, water tanks spilled over, light fitting swinging for about 5 minutes. No damage. (via EMSC)
Erbil (Iraq) (226 km NW from epicenter)(no details): the whole home was shaking, it was quite terrifying (via EMSC)
Baghdad (Iraq) (223 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Everything start to shake زلزال. بلش كلشي يهتز بالبيت (via EMSC)
Baghdad (Iraq) (217 km SW from epicenter)(no details): this is 1st time in my life living an earth quake experience! terrifying... (via EMSC)
Baghdad (Iraq) (217 km SW from epicenter)(no details): This lasted for 2-3 minuets (via EMSC)
Baghdad (Iraq) (217 km SW from epicenter)(no details): It felt like standing on a small boat, gently rocking in the water (via EMSC)
Baghdad (Iraq) (216 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Allah'a şükür Bağdat green Zone da sorun yok (via EMSC)
Baghdad (Iraq) (216 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Really strong and long (via EMSC)
Baghdad (Iraq) (212 km SW from epicenter)(no details): it was strong (via EMSC)
(Iraq) (191 km S from epicenter)(no details): Меня реально качало даже лёжа в кровати (via EMSC)
Ranya (Iraq) (180 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Ranya .Slemani .Iraq (via EMSC)
Ranya (Iraq) (179 km NW from epicenter)(no details): ماوةى ٦ چركه بؤ ٨ چركه (via EMSC)
Koysinjaq (Iraq) (177 km NW from epicenter)(no details): It was powerful, and this is the first time I have ever felt an earthquake in my life in such strength, but fortunately there were no casualties in Koya and its outskirts. (via EMSC)
Yathrib (Iraq) (169 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Lasted maybe 10 seconds (via EMSC)
Yathrib (Iraq) (169 km SW from epicenter)(no details): This was the strogest i ever felt. (via EMSC)
Yathrib (Iraq) (167 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Wow (via EMSC)
قلعة دزة (Iraq) (162 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Qaladza (via EMSC)
Dehgolan (Iran) (153 km E from epicenter)(no details): وحشتناک بود (via EMSC)
Baneh (Iran) (130 km N from epicenter)(no details) (via EMSC)
Sanandaj (Iran) (118 km NE from epicenter)(no details): It was really terrible! (via EMSC)
Sulaymaniyah (Iraq) (92 km NW from epicenter)(no details): About 1min earth quaik (via EMSC)
Sulaymaniyah (Iraq) (89 km NW from epicenter)(no details): It was so intense. While I was on phone sppeaking to a friend of mine from another city, we both felt the quake and I could hear his kid crying of the fear! 30 minutes passes and my legs still shaking! (via EMSC)
Sulaymaniyah (Iraq) (89 km NW from epicenter)(no details): i never felt anything stronger than this in my life. (via EMSC)
Sulaymaniyah (Iraq) (89 km NW from epicenter)(no details): IT was too strong is was around 30 sec (via EMSC)
Penjwen (Iraq) (88 km N from epicenter)(no details): It was to strong .. In penjwen .. iraq-iran border.. may alla bless Us (via EMSC)
As Sulaymaniyah (Iraq) (87 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Süleymaniye de hissettik. (via EMSC)

 

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