Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 15 km west of Yasuj, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad, Iran, on Wednesday, 2 May 2018 at 04:08 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - 15 km west of Yasuj, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad, Iran, on Wednesday, 2 May 2018 at 04:08 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 10 km depth

Date & time: 2 May 2018 04:08:14 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.7°N / 51.44°E (Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad, Iran)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) WNW of Yasuj (pop: 96,800) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) N of Nūrābād (Fars) (pop: 64,000) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) ENE of Dogonbadan (pop: 94,600) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) S of Semīrom (Semirom - سمیرم, Isfahan) (pop: 27,200) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) E of Dehdasht (pop: 69,700) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) E of Behbahān (Khuzestan) (pop: 79,300) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) N of Kāzerūn (Fars) (pop: 94,500) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (136 mi) S of Isfahan (pop: 1,547,200) --> See nearby quakes!
365 km (227 mi) ENE of Kuwait City (Al Asimah, Kuwait) (pop: 60,100) --> See nearby quakes!
556 km (345 mi) S of Teheran (Tehrān) (pop: 7,153,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.110 kmNorthern and Central IranGFZ

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AHVAZ, zeitun / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
269.3 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
269.9 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
269.9 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Shīrāz (Iran (Islamic Republic of), 167 km SE of epicenter) : قابل حس بود به همراه لرزش (reported through EMSC)
Yasuj (Iran, 20 km SE of epicenter) : M. KhajaviHelloI'm living about 20 kilometers from the center of earthquake, in the cyty of Yasouj, fortunately; there were no serious damages. It was very insignificant. So far, no personal injuries have been reported.But, of course, it was scary! , any way, earthquake is a terrible!Particularly, we had some experiences of the deadly EQ in Bam, Kermanshah, Tabas and .... in the past. (reported through EMSC)
Isfahan (Iran, 209 km N of epicenter) : No, tnx for your site (reported through EMSC)
Salmiya (Kuwait, 365 km SW of epicenter) : Horizontally shaking for about 15 seconds. (reported through EMSC)
Salmiya (Kuwait, 364 km SW of epicenter) : Felt it was about 15 second am in the 8th floor (reported through EMSC)
Yasuj (Iran, 15 km SE of epicenter) : خیلی شدید بود (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake 15 km west of Yasuj, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad, Iran, 2 May 2018 04:08 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (4 quakes):
  • 07 Jun 2018 14:28 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 06 Jun 2018 07:51 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (5 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 13 May 2018 01:13 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 06 May 2018 19:57 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 15 km west of Yasuj, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad, Iran, on Wednesday, 2 May 2018 at 04:08 (GMT)
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