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Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Iran-Iraq Border Region on Saturday, 6 January 2018

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake  - Iran-Iraq Border Region on Saturday, 6 January 2018
Date & time: Sat, 6 Jan 15:22:09 UTC
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.31°N / 45.92°E [Map]
Nearest volcano: Sahand (385 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

"I felt it" reports:
kermanshah / MMI V (Moderate shaking): خاب بودم. بیدارم کرد
(174.2 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
(174.2 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
ilam / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
خانقين / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(Iran) (113 km S from epicenter)(no details): ایلام در طبقات بالای ساختمان ها باعث وحشت شد (via EMSC)
موصل (Iraq) (300 km NW from epicenter)(no details): هزة خفيفة (via EMSC)
Kermanshah (Iran) (108 km E from epicenter)(no details): شدید و طولانی بود (via EMSC)
Ilam (Iran) (105 km SE from epicenter)(no details): ایلام لرزید....خیلی نرم (via EMSC)
Halabja (Iraq) (77 km N from epicenter)(no details): Me too (via EMSC)
Halabja (Iraq) (77 km N from epicenter)(no details): halabja (via EMSC)
Kalar (Iraq) (57 km W from epicenter)(no details): وةلا خالو من زور حةهةستم بى كرد (via EMSC)
Kolah Deraz Olyia (Iran) (48 km S from epicenter)(no details): خیلی وحشت ناک بود در گیلانغرب (via EMSC)
Gilan Gharb (Iran) (38 km S from epicenter)(no details): Very very very very very extreme (via EMSC)
Sarpol Zahab (Iran) (6 km SW from epicenter)(no details): خیلی شدید بود (via EMSC)
Sharbazher (Iraq) (102 km NW from epicenter)(no details): ما حسش نکردیم (via EMSC)
Yüksekova (Turkey) (378 km NW from epicenter)(no details): I felt in Turkey. (via EMSC)
Kermanshah (Iran) (119 km E from epicenter)(no details): خفییف کرمانشاه (via EMSC)
Kermanshah (Iran) (115 km E from epicenter)(no details): شدید وطولانی (via EMSC)
Kermanshah (Iran) (114 km E from epicenter)(no details): we feel that (via EMSC)
Īlām (Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (102 km SE from epicenter)(no details): کامل رو مبل حسش کردم تکون خوردیم (via EMSC)
Khanaqin (Iraq) (41 km W from epicenter)(no details): Long time (via EMSC)
Khanaqin (Iraq) (41 km W from epicenter)(no details): We feel that (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sun, 7 Jan
Sun, 7 Jan 02:01 UTCM 3.8 - [info] (364 km)IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Wed, 10 Jan
Wed, 10 Jan 15:56 UTCM 4.4 / 10 km - [info] (325 km)Western Iran[Map]GFZ
Thu, 11 Jan (11 earthquakes)
Thu, 11 Jan 06:59 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km - [info] (451 km)Iran-Iraq Border Region[Map]GFZ
Thu, 11 Jan 07:14 UTCM 5.1 / 78 km - [info] (433 km)Iran-Iraq Border Region[Map]GFZ
Thu, 11 Jan 07:37 UTCM 4.3 / 10 km - [info] (460 km)- 11km SE of Mandali, Iraq[Map]USGS
Thu, 11 Jan 07:52 UTCM 4.3 / 10 km - [info] (457 km)- 11km ESE of Mandali, Iraq[Map]USGS
Thu, 11 Jan 07:55 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (448 km)- 20km E of Mandali, Iraq[Map]USGS
Thu, 11 Jan 08:00 UTCM 5.0 / 108 km - [info] (436 km)Iran-Iraq Border Region[Map]GFZ
Thu, 11 Jan 08:05 UTCM 3.7 / 10 km - [info] (447 km)IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Thu, 11 Jan 09:32 UTCM 4.3 / 10 km - [info] (451 km)Iran-Iraq Border Region[Map]GFZ
Thu, 11 Jan 13:16 UTCM 4.3 / 10 km - [info] (478 km)- 27km S of Mandali, Iraq[Map]USGS
Thu, 11 Jan 13:30 UTCM 4.1 / 10 km - [info] (457 km)- 14km ESE of Mandali, Iraq[Map]USGS
Thu, 11 Jan 21:51 UTCM 4.5 / 162 km - [info] (405 km)Iran-Iraq Border Region[Map]GFZ
Fri, 12 Jan
Fri, 12 Jan 07:49 UTCM 3.5 / 8 km - [info] (450 km)IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Fri, 12 Jan 17:50 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info] (461 km)- 17km SE of Mandali, Iraq[Map]USGS
Sat, 13 Jan
Sat, 13 Jan 00:33 UTCM 4.3 / 2 km - [info] (460 km)IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Sat, 13 Jan 06:30 UTCM 4.1 / 14 km - [info] (461 km)IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Sat, 13 Jan 09:24 UTCM 4.3 / 14 km - [info] (456 km)IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Sat, 13 Jan 09:31 UTCM 4.0 / 12 km - [info] (456 km)IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Sun, 14 Jan
Sun, 14 Jan 17:17 UTCM 3.5 / 10 km - [info] (457 km)IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Sun, 14 Jan 19:45 UTCM 4.1 / 15 km - [info] (381 km)IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 15 Jan
Mon, 15 Jan 15:04 UTCM 3.7 / 8 km - [info] (460 km)IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Tue, 16 Jan
Tue, 16 Jan 04:25 UTCM 3.9 / 5 km - [info] (437 km)IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Tue, 16 Jan 15:30 UTCM 3.7 / 13 km - [info] (455 km)IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Tue, 16 Jan 19:56 UTCM 3.6 / 8 km - [info] (447 km)IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Thu, 18 Jan
Thu, 18 Jan 02:54 UTCM 3.8 / 7 km - [info] (454 km)IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Thu, 18 Jan 13:38 UTCM 3.9 / 10 km - [info] (479 km)WESTERN IRAN[Map]EMSC
Thu, 18 Jan 16:48 UTCM 4.0 / 8 km - [info] (360 km)IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Fri, 19 Jan
Fri, 19 Jan 22:17 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (470 km)Iran-Iraq Border Region[Map]GFZ
Sun, 21 Jan
Sun, 21 Jan 02:19 UTCM 4.2 / 14 km - [info] (361 km)IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Sun, 21 Jan 05:45 UTCM 4.0 / 15 km - [info] (363 km)IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 22 Jan
Mon, 22 Jan 05:51 UTCM 3.6 / 7 km - [info] (452 km)IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 22 Jan 21:46 UTCM 3.6 / 8 km - [info] (363 km)IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Tue, 23 Jan
Tue, 23 Jan 02:03 UTCM 3.5 / 8 km - [info] (465 km)IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Tue, 23 Jan 03:45 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (474 km)Iran-Iraq Border Region[Map]GFZ
Thu, 25 Jan
Thu, 25 Jan 03:19 UTCM 4.0 / 2 km - [info] (351 km)WESTERN IRAN[Map]EMSC
Fri, 26 Jan
Fri, 26 Jan 20:17 UTCM 4.4 / 10 km - [info] (473 km)Iran-Iraq Border Region[Map]GFZ
Fri, 26 Jan 21:12 UTCM 3.9 / 10 km - [info] (456 km)IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Sun, 28 Jan
Sun, 28 Jan 04:07 UTCM 3.7 / 10 km - [info] (448 km)IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Wed, 31 Jan
Wed, 31 Jan 14:56 UTCM 3.5 / 12 km - [info] (455 km)IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Wed, 31 Jan 17:53 UTCM 3.6 / 8 km - [info] (455 km)IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Wed, 31 Jan 18:12 UTCM 3.5 / 8 km - [info] (461 km)IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Wed, 31 Jan 21:29 UTCM 4.1 / 10 km - [info] (462 km)- 21km SE of Mandali, Iraq[Map]USGS
Thu, 1 Feb
Thu, 1 Feb 03:29 UTCM 3.7 / 9 km - [info] (455 km)IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Thu, 1 Feb 11:07 UTCM 3.5 / 8 km - [info] (342 km)IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Thu, 1 Feb 20:14 UTCM 3.9 / 2 km - [info] (355 km)IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Tue, 6 Feb
Tue, 6 Feb 12:28 UTCM 3.5 / 10 km - [info] (463 km)IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Thu, 8 Feb
Thu, 8 Feb 12:49 UTCM 3.5 / 10 km - [info] (353 km)WESTERN IRAN[Map]EMSC
Sat, 10 Feb
Sat, 10 Feb 17:41 UTCM 3.7 / 8 km - [info] (455 km)IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Fri, 16 Feb
Fri, 16 Feb 05:56 UTCM 3.5 / 8 km - [info] (353 km)WESTERN IRAN[Map]EMSC

 

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