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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Northern and Central Iran on Tuesday, 12 December 2017 - information

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Northern And Central Iran on Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Northern And Central Iran on Tuesday, 12 December 2017
12 Dec 21:47 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Dec 12 22:10: Magnitude recalculated from 6.2 to 6.0.
Date & time: Tuesday, 12 December 2017 21:41 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.79°N / 57.27°E (Iran)
Nearest volcano: Qal'eh Hasan Ali (156 km / 97 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
59 km (37 mi) NE of Kerman (pop: 577,500)
67 km (42 mi) E of Zarand (pop: 59,000)
69 km (43 mi) SE of Rāvar (pop: 40,200)
92 km (57 mi) SE of Shahrak-e Pābedānā (pop: 6,500)
129 km (80 mi) NE of Rafsanjān (pop: 147,700)
770 km (479 mi) SE of Tehran (pop: 7,153,300)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 12 Dec 21:41 UTCM 6.0 / 10 kmNorthern and Central IranGFZ
Tue, 12 Dec 21:41 UTCM 6.1 / 10 kmEASTERN IRANEMSC
Tue, 12 Dec 21:41 UTCM 6.0 / 10 kmNE of Kerman, IranGeoAu
Tue, 12 Dec 21:41 UTCM 6.0 / 10 km- 64km NNE of Kerman, IranUSGS
Tue, 12 Dec 21:41 UTCM 6.0 / 19.5 kmNorthern and central Iran [Land: Iran]INGV
Tue, 12 Dec 21:41 UTCM 6.2 / 10 km伊朗CEIC

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1229.4 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Fahaheel / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt in Kuwait after 11 p.m. for about 10-15 seconds.
Kerman City / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : The shakings are becoming more prolonged during these past recurrent quakes It felt LINEAR rather than twisting as I felt in the first batch of these three 6 R earthquakes
Kerman (59.8 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Its very bad and all people got up (reported through our app)
Walsenburg, CO / not felt : Jesus Christ is returning. Israel will soon be invaded. Read Matthew 24.
هجدهم / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : 64
Kerman (Iran, 57 km S of epicenter) : وحشتناک بود (reported through EMSC)
Kerman (Iran, 56 km S of epicenter) : it was terrible. everything was shaking. errible voice of windows and lamps. I was crying all the time. (reported through EMSC)
Kerman (Iran, 56 km S of epicenter) : two in a day is so strange (reported through EMSC)
Kerman (Iran, 56 km S of epicenter) : اوضاع جالب نبست ... دوستان وسایل ضروری رو تو ماشیناتون بزارین ... به امید حق (reported through EMSC)
Kerman (Iran, 56 km S of epicenter) : باببببببو این چی بود (reported through EMSC)
Bahabad (Iran, 169 km NW of epicenter) : ما هم حس کردیم تو بهاباد (reported through EMSC)
Kerman (Iran, 65 km SW of epicenter) : Strong enough to wake us . Waving lamps (reported through EMSC)
Kerman (Iran, 62 km SW of epicenter) : No comment! That was long enough. The same as what happened yesterday 12:13 (reported through EMSC)
Kerman (Iran, 59 km SW of epicenter) : Stronger shake , awaked up us (reported through EMSC)
Kerman (Iran, 57 km S of epicenter) : کرمان افتضاح بود باز لرزید (reported through EMSC)
Kerman (Iran, 56 km S of epicenter) : That was strong enough to wake everybody around Its starting to get us scary (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake: Northern And Central Iran, 12 Dec 2017 21h41

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List of recorded aftershocks, latest first (71 quakes):
  • 29 Apr 2018 03:10 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 26 Apr 2018 14:19 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    7 km (4.3 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 11 Apr 2018 17:04 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    2 km (2 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 06 Apr 2018 12:20 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    11 km (6.8 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 03 Apr 2018 18:20 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 30 Mar 2018 23:07 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (2 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 30 Mar 2018 12:45 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 18 Mar 2018 20:21 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (10 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 12 Mar 2018 16:10 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    1 km (1 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 10 Mar 2018 15:54 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 08 Mar 2018 10:26 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 05 Mar 2018 02:22 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (10 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 03 Mar 2018 07:49 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 22 Feb 2018 10:48 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    7 km (4.3 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 19 Feb 2018 13:56 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (2 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 17 Feb 2018 16:11 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • Show all

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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Northern And Central Iran on Tuesday, 12 December 2017
 

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