Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 19 km northwest of Yasuj, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad, Iran, on Sunday, 6 May 2018 at 19:57 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - 19 km northwest of Yasuj, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad, Iran, on Sunday, 6 May 2018 at 19:57 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

Date & time: 6 May 2018 19:57:03 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.82°N / 51.49°E (Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad, Iran)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) NNW of Yasuj (pop: 96,800) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) S of Semīrom (Semirom - سمیرم, Isfahan) (pop: 27,200) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) N of Nūrābād (Fars) (pop: 64,000) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) NE of Dogonbadan (pop: 94,600) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) E of Dehdasht (pop: 69,700) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) WSW of Abadeh (Fars) (pop: 59,100) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) ENE of Behbahān (Khuzestan) (pop: 79,300) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) S of Isfahan (pop: 1,547,200) --> See nearby quakes!
374 km (233 mi) ENE of Kuwait City (Al Asimah, Kuwait) (pop: 60,100) --> See nearby quakes!
542 km (337 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 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.010 kmNorthern and Central IranGFZ

User reports for this quake (9)

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Yasuj (Iran, 17 km SE of epicenter) : نسبتا شدید و ترسناک (reported through EMSC)
Al Basrah (Iraq, 360 km W of epicenter) : شعور بسيط جدا في العراق، البصرة (reported through EMSC)
Yasuj (Iran, 17 km SE of epicenter) : ترسناک و نسبتا شدید...مردم شب را بیرون سپری کردند (reported through EMSC)
Salmiya (Kuwait, 368 km SW of epicenter) : Yes felt mild tremor on the 4 floor in salmiya kuwait (reported through EMSC)
Yasuj (Iran, 17 km SE of epicenter) : خیلی وحشت ناک بود (reported through EMSC)
Kuwait City (Kuwait, 368 km SW of epicenter) : Felt earth quake in Salmiya Kuwait (reported through EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of), 268 km W of epicenter) : اهواز احساس نشد اصلا (reported through EMSC)
Yasuj (Iran, 20 km SE of epicenter) : Moderate (reported through EMSC)
Yasuj (Iran, 17 km SE of epicenter) : نسبتا شدید بود (reported through EMSC)
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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 19 km northwest of Yasuj, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad, Iran, on Sunday, 6 May 2018 at 19:57 (GMT)
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Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 19 km northwest of Yasuj, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad, Iran, on Sunday, 6 May 2018 at 19:57 (GMT)
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  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Depth
    |
    Age
    |
    Distance
    | Details
  • 20 Jun 1990 21:00
    | 7.4 |
    18.5km / 11.5mi
    |
    31 years ago
    |
    709km / 441mi
    | Northern Iran
  • 16 Sep 1978 15:35
    | 7.4 |
    33km / 21mi
    |
    42 years ago
    |
    628km / 390mi
    | Eastern Iran
  • 10 May 1997 07:57
    | 7.3 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    24 years ago
    |
    850km / 528mi
    | Eastern Iran
  • 23 Jan 1909 02:48
    | 7.3 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    112 years ago
    |
    394km / 245mi
    | Central Iran
  • 12 Nov 2017 18:18
    | 7.2 |
    34km / 21mi
    |
    3 years ago
    |
    688km / 428mi
    | Iran-Iraq Border Region
  • 01 May 1929 15:37
    | 7.2 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    92 years ago
    |
    993km / 617mi
    | Turkmenistan
  • 28 Jul 1981 17:22
    | 7.1 |
    33km / 21mi
    |
    40 years ago
    |
    611km / 380mi
    | Eastern Iran
  • 27 Nov 1979 17:10
    | 7.1 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    41 years ago
    |
    848km / 527mi
    | Eastern Iran
  • 31 Aug 1968 10:47
    | 7.1 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    52 years ago
    |
    803km / 499mi
    | Northeastern Iran
  • 01 Sep 1962 19:20
    | 7.0 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    58 years ago
    |
    559km / 348mi
    | Western Iran
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