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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Iran-Iraq Border Region on Tuesday, 23 January 2018

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake  - Iran-Iraq Border Region on Tuesday, 23 January 2018
Date & time: Tue, 23 Jan 03:45:15 UTC
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.5°N / 46.88°E (Iran)
Nearest volcano: Sahand (474 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

"I felt it" reports:
(222.6 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
مجمع بسمايا (213.5 km W from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: I was sleeping I didn't felt it (via app)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Fri, 26 Jan 2018
Fri, 26 Jan 20:17 UTCM 4.4 / 10 km - [info]Iran-Iraq Border Region[Map]GFZ
Fri, 26 Jan 21:12 UTCM 3.9 / 10 km - [info]IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Sun, 28 Jan 2018
Sun, 28 Jan 04:07 UTCM 3.7 / 10 km - [info]IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Wed, 31 Jan 2018
Wed, 31 Jan 14:56 UTCM 3.5 / 12 km - [info]IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Wed, 31 Jan 17:53 UTCM 3.6 / 8 km - [info]IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Wed, 31 Jan 18:12 UTCM 3.5 / 8 km - [info]IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Wed, 31 Jan 21:29 UTCM 4.1 / 10 km - [info]- 21km SE of Mandali, Iraq[Map]USGS
Thu, 1 Feb 2018
Thu, 1 Feb 03:29 UTCM 3.7 / 9 km - [info]IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Tue, 6 Feb 2018
Tue, 6 Feb 12:28 UTCM 3.5 / 10 km - [info]IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Sat, 10 Feb 2018
Sat, 10 Feb 17:41 UTCM 3.7 / 8 km - [info]IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Fri, 16 Feb 2018
Fri, 16 Feb 18:21 UTCM 4.1 / 10 km - [info]IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 19 Feb 2018
Mon, 19 Feb 11:02 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info]Iran-Iraq Border Region[Map]GFZ
Mon, 19 Feb 16:27 UTCM 3.5 / 6 km - [info]WESTERN IRAN[Map]EMSC
Sat, 24 Feb 2018
Sat, 24 Feb 16:26 UTCM 4.0 / 10 km - [info]- 22km S of Al Miqdadiyah, Iraq[Map]USGS
Wed, 28 Feb 2018
Wed, 28 Feb 10:29 UTCM 3.8 / 20 km - [info]IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Sat, 3 Mar 2018
Sat, 3 Mar 13:38 UTCM 3.6 / 8 km - [info]IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Wed, 7 Mar 2018
Wed, 7 Mar 19:01 UTCM 3.7 / 2 km - [info]WESTERN IRAN[Map]EMSC
Tue, 20 Mar 2018
Tue, 20 Mar 02:27 UTCM 3.8 / 2 km - [info]IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Wed, 21 Mar 2018
Wed, 21 Mar 03:13 UTCM 3.5 / 8 km - [info]IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Wed, 28 Mar 2018
Wed, 28 Mar 00:27 UTCM 3.9 / 2 km - [info]IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Sun, 1 Apr 2018
Sun, 1 Apr 08:35 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info]Western Iran[Map]GFZ
Sun, 1 Apr 16:01 UTCM 3.5 / 8 km - [info]IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 2 Apr 2018
Mon, 2 Apr 03:03 UTCM 4.2 / 10 km - [info]- 16km SW of Sarpol-e Zahab, Iran[Map]USGS
Wed, 4 Apr 2018
Wed, 4 Apr 21:47 UTCM 3.6 / 12 km - [info]IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Sat, 7 Apr 2018
Sat, 7 Apr 08:49 UTCM 3.9 / 2 km - [info]WESTERN IRAN[Map]EMSC
Thu, 19 Apr 2018
Thu, 19 Apr 06:36 UTCM 5.3 / 26.8 km - [info] IRAN[Map]KOERI-RETMC
Sun, 22 Apr 2018
Sun, 22 Apr 18:48 UTCM 3.6 / 10 km - [info]IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Sat, 28 Apr 2018
Sat, 28 Apr 01:13 UTCM 4.1 / 2 km - [info]IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Sat, 28 Apr 09:50 UTCM 3.6 / 8 km - [info]IRAQ[Map]EMSC
Sat, 5 May 2018
Sat, 5 May 12:43 UTCM 3.5 / 10 km - [info]IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 7 May 2018
Mon, 7 May 14:18 UTCM 3.9 / 10 km - [info]WESTERN IRAN[Map]EMSC
Tue, 22 May 2018
Tue, 22 May 11:36 UTCM 4.3 / 20 km - [info] IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 11 Jun 2018
Mon, 11 Jun 23:43 UTCM 3.7 / 10 km - [info]WESTERN IRAN[Map]EMSC
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
Wed, 20 Jun 18:47 UTCM 3.9 / 10 km - [info] IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Sat, 23 Jun 2018
Sat, 23 Jun 21:37 UTCM 4.3 / 10 km - [info]Iran-Iraq Border Region[Map]GFZ
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
Tue, 26 Jun 22:13 UTCM 4.2 / 10 km - [info]Iran-Iraq Border Region[Map]GFZ
Thu, 28 Jun 2018
Thu, 28 Jun 20:26 UTCM 3.5 / 14 km - [info] IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Tue, 3 Jul 2018
Tue, 3 Jul 21:46 UTCM 3.7 / 8 km - [info] IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Thu, 5 Jul 2018
Thu, 5 Jul 08:38 UTCM 3.5 / 10 km - [info] IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Thu, 5 Jul 17:16 UTCM 3.9 / 12 km - [info] IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Wed, 11 Jul 2018
Wed, 11 Jul 11:13 UTCM 3.9 / 4 km - [info]WESTERN IRAN[Map]EMSC
Sun, 15 Jul 2018
Sun, 15 Jul 07:11 UTCM 4.4 / 10 km - [info]Western Iran[Map]GFZ
Sun, 15 Jul 23:42 UTCM 3.7 / 18 km - [info]WESTERN IRAN[Map]EMSC
Sun, 22 Jul 2018
Sun, 22 Jul 16:48 UTCM 4.3 / 10 km - [info]Western Iran[Map]GFZ
Tue, 24 Jul 2018
Tue, 24 Jul 08:46 UTCM 4.4 / 10 km - [info]Western Iran[Map]GFZ
Wed, 25 Jul 2018
Wed, 25 Jul 01:47 UTCM 4.3 / 10 km - [info]Western Iran[Map]GFZ
Thu, 26 Jul 2018
Thu, 26 Jul 15:51 UTCM 3.9 / 10 km - [info] IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Sat, 28 Jul 2018
Sat, 28 Jul 18:01 UTCM 4.1 / 40 km - [info]WESTERN IRAN[Map]EMSC
Sat, 4 Aug 2018
Sat, 4 Aug 03:44 UTCM 3.5 / 13 km - [info] IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Sat, 4 Aug 17:02 UTCM 4.3 / 37.5 km - [info] IRAN[Map]KOERI-RETMC

 

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