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Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - WESTERN IRAN on Sunday, 26 August 2018

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake  - WESTERN IRAN on Sunday, 26 August 2018
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 8.0 to 2.0 km.
Date & time: Sun, 26 Aug 05:18:28 UTC
Magnitude: 4.0
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.56°N / 46.19°E
Nearest volcano: Sahand (355 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

"I felt it" reports:
sulaymanyah (129.3 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Strong Earthquake in Sulaymanyah (via app)
As Sulaymaniyah (Iraq) (128 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Felt it (via EMSC)
Halabja (Iraq) (70 km NW from epicenter)(no details): We felt it (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sun, 26 Aug (9 earthquakes)
Sun, 26 Aug 06:17 UTCM 3.5 / 8 km - [info] (351 km)WESTERN IRAN
[Map]
EMSC
baghdad / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Sun, 26 Aug 08:25 UTCM 4.1 / 20 km - [info] (350 km)WESTERN IRAN
[Map]
EMSC
(138.3 km NNW from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Sun, 26 Aug 08:41 UTCM 3.5 / 2 km - [info] (346 km)WESTERN IRAN[Map]EMSC
Sun, 26 Aug 09:23 UTCM 4.0 / 90 km - [info] (349 km)WESTERN IRAN
[Map]
EMSC
(62.9 km S from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Halabja (Iraq) (75 km NW from epicenter)(no details): HalabjaBehez bw (via EMSC)
Sun, 26 Aug 12:33 UTCM 3.7 / 8 km - [info] (349 km)WESTERN IRAN[Map]EMSC
Sun, 26 Aug 15:51 UTCM 3.7 / 2 km - [info] (352 km)WESTERN IRAN[Map]EMSC
Sun, 26 Aug 17:38 UTCM 3.8 / 2 km - [info] (358 km)WESTERN IRAN[Map]EMSC
Sun, 26 Aug 17:58 UTCM 3.6 / 7 km - [info] (343 km)WESTERN IRAN[Map]EMSC
Sun, 26 Aug 18:44 UTCM 3.9 / 2 km - [info] (369 km)WESTERN IRAN[Map]EMSC
Mon, 27 Aug
Mon, 27 Aug 01:52 UTCM 3.5 / 10 km - [info] (349 km)WESTERN IRAN[Map]EMSC
Mon, 27 Aug 05:16 UTCM 3.5 / 9 km - [info] (350 km)WESTERN IRAN
[Map]
EMSC
(Iraq) (124 km NW from epicenter)(no details): I felt it (via EMSC)
Mon, 27 Aug 15:28 UTCM 3.7 / 2 km - [info] (356 km)WESTERN IRAN[Map]EMSC
Tue, 28 Aug
Tue, 28 Aug 10:26 UTCM 3.7 / 8 km - [info] (350 km)WESTERN IRAN
[Map]
EMSC
(99.7 km SW from epicenter) / not felt (via app)
Dahuk (Iraq) (413 km NW from epicenter)(no details): هزه خفيفه (via EMSC)
Wed, 29 Aug
Wed, 29 Aug 05:34 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (344 km)- western Iran
[Map]
USGS
Paveh (Iran) (59 km NW from epicenter)(no details): I felt it. not heavy. (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (25 km W from epicenter)(no details): وحشتناک بود (via EMSC)
Wed, 29 Aug 18:55 UTCM 3.9 / 2 km - [info] (362 km)WESTERN IRAN[Map]EMSC
Thu, 30 Aug
Thu, 30 Aug 01:10 UTCM 3.8 / 8 km - [info] (342 km)WESTERN IRAN
[Map]
EMSC
Javanrud (Iran) (17 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Ooohhh (via EMSC)
Fri, 31 Aug
Fri, 31 Aug 21:05 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (357 km)Western Iran
[Map]
GFZ
(226.2 km NW from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
sulaymanyah (130.3 km NNW from epicenter) / not felt: Not felt (via app)
(207.3 km SW from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (786 km E from epicenter)(no details): درقصرشیرین احساس شد (via EMSC)
Karaj (Iran) (462 km E from epicenter)(no details): خدایا بسته دیگه, خسته شدیم دیگه... (via EMSC)
Khanaqin (Iraq) (74 km W from epicenter)(no details): It was terrifying (via EMSC)
Read all reports
Sat, 1 Sep
Sat, 1 Sep 05:31 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info] (334 km)Iran-Iraq Border Region
[Map]
GFZ
(86.3 km N from epicenter) / not felt (via app)
(86.4 km N from epicenter) / not felt (via app)
sulaymanyah (81.6 km NNW from epicenter) / not felt
Javanrud (Iran) (82 km NE from epicenter)(no details): سلام زلزله ای شدید تازه اباد را سه یا چهار روز پیش لرزاند و به شهر اسیب رساند (via EMSC)
Khanaqin (Iraq) (34 km W from epicenter)(no details): حدثت مرتان وتحركت على اثرها المروحة السقفية (via EMSC)
Halabja (Iraq) (87 km N from epicenter)(no details): هەستمان پێ نەکرد (via EMSC)
Read all reports
Sun, 2 Sep
Sun, 2 Sep 22:26 UTCM 3.9 / 2 km - [info] (357 km)WESTERN IRAN
[Map]
EMSC
Halabja (Iraq) (71 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Hastm pekrd (via EMSC)
Halabja (Iraq) (74 km NW from epicenter)(no details): i felt an earth quake (via EMSC)
Halabja (Iraq) (74 km NW from epicenter)(no details): baqwat bu (via EMSC)
Read all reports
Sun, 2 Sep 22:26 UTCM 4.1 / 39 km - [info] (360 km) IRAN
[Map]
KOERI-RETMC
(154.7 km WSW from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
(178.4 km SSW from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Mon, 3 Sep
Mon, 3 Sep 08:25 UTCM 3.8 / 7 km - [info] (377 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Wed, 5 Sep
Wed, 5 Sep 20:30 UTCM 3.6 / 8 km - [info] (349 km)WESTERN IRAN[Map]EMSC
Sat, 8 Sep
Sat, 8 Sep 17:50 UTCM 3.6 / 9 km - [info] (343 km)WESTERN IRAN
[Map]
EMSC
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (22 km NE from epicenter)(no details): زلزله آمد (via EMSC)
Sun, 9 Sep
Sun, 9 Sep 23:53 UTCM 4.1 / 1 km - [info] (366 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
[Map]
EMSC
Qasr-e Shirin (Iran) (15 km W from epicenter)(no details): خیر (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (14 km SW from epicenter)(no details): زلزله خیلی شدید بود،وحشتناک بود (via EMSC)
Mon, 10 Sep
Mon, 10 Sep 02:53 UTCM 3.5 / 8 km - [info] (345 km)WESTERN IRAN[Map]EMSC
Mon, 10 Sep 10:56 UTCM 3.6 / 2 km - [info] (359 km)WESTERN IRAN
[Map]
EMSC
Halabja (Iraq) (71 km NW from epicenter)(no details): I felt it (via EMSC)
Thu, 13 Sep
Thu, 13 Sep 17:05 UTCM 4.1 / 75 km - [info] (363 km)WESTERN IRAN
[Map]
EMSC
(70.7 km WNW from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Sulaymaniyah (Iraq) (124 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Shaked like ass (via EMSC)
As Sulaymaniyah (Iraq) (120 km NW from epicenter)(no details): I felt it Sulaimania (via EMSC)
Khanaqin (Iraq) (77 km W from epicenter)(no details): I fell it (via EMSC)
Read all reports
Wed, 19 Sep
Wed, 19 Sep 19:29 UTCM 4.3 / 90 km - [info] (403 km)Iran-Iraq Border Region
[Map]
GFZ
(157.2 km SW from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Thu, 20 Sep
Thu, 20 Sep 12:57 UTCM 3.5 / 12 km - [info] (350 km)WESTERN IRAN
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 24 Sep
Mon, 24 Sep 18:11 UTCM 3.7 / 12 km - [info] (354 km)IRAK
[Map]
KOERI-RETMC
(86.2 km NE from epicenter) / MMI IX (Violent shaking) (via app)
Sun, 30 Sep
Sun, 30 Sep 23:49 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info] (344 km)Western Iran
[Map]
GFZ
As Sulaymaniyah (Iraq) (151 km NW from epicenter)(no details): هةستمان پئ کرد (via EMSC)
Baghdad (Iraq) (202 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Nothing felt (via EMSC)
Halabja (Iraq) (98 km NW from epicenter)(no details): I feeled just (via EMSC)
Read all reports
Sat, 13 Oct
Sat, 13 Oct 19:20 UTCM 3.7 / 10 km - [info] IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Wed, 17 Oct
Wed, 17 Oct 03:16 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info] (402 km)Iran-Iraq Border Region
[Map]
GFZ
Khanaqin, Azaldı ban (14.5 km NW from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (144 km E from epicenter)(no details): تو قصرشیرین صداش زیاد تر از لرزش بود (via EMSC)
Soran (Iraq) (262 km NW from epicenter)(no details): كان قويه (via EMSC)
Kalakin (Iraq) (129 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Strength 5-6 degrees and for 8-9 seconds (via EMSC)
Read all reports
Sat, 20 Oct
Sat, 20 Oct 11:33 UTCM 3.6 / 9 km - [info]WESTERN IRAN[Map]EMSC
Sun, 28 Oct
Sun, 28 Oct 07:01 UTCM 3.5 / 8 km - [info]WESTERN IRAN[Map]EMSC
Thu, 1 Nov
Thu, 1 Nov 16:35 UTCM 3.6 / 10 km - [info] (417 km)WESTERN IRAN
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 5 Nov
Mon, 5 Nov 20:32 UTCM 4.4 / 10 km - [info] (385 km)Western Iran
[Map]
GFZ
western Iran / MMI V (Moderate shaking): This was caused by everyone praying and slamming their heads on the ground at the same time.
Baghdad (181.1 km SW from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Paveh / MMI V (Moderate shaking): It was like some one cick the house.
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (779 km E from epicenter)(no details): ترسناک بود کاملا احساس کردم (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (231 km N from epicenter)(no details): خیلی شدید نبود (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (155 km NE from epicenter)(no details): ژنراتورهای ام.ایچ.دی سپاه در کرمانشاه فعال هستند. (via EMSC)
Read all reports
Thu, 15 Nov
Thu, 15 Nov 19:45 UTCM 3.9 / 10 km - [info]WESTERN IRAN[Map]EMSC
Sat, 17 Nov
Sat, 17 Nov 19:19 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info] (378 km)Western Iran
[Map]
GFZ
Mon, 19 Nov
Mon, 19 Nov 22:37 UTCM 4.4 / 10 km - [info] (338 km)- 31km NNE of Sarpol-e Zahab, Iran
[Map]
USGS
Iraq, baghdad, alkarada / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I felt it with my family, it was qualm at first then started to be stronger but no damage was accrued.
Wed, 21 Nov
Wed, 21 Nov 07:47 UTCM 3.5 / 9 km - [info] (356 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
[Map]
EMSC
Dehloran (Iraq) (231 km S from epicenter)(no details): هزه خفيفه (via EMSC)
Halabja (Iraq) (68 km N from epicenter)(no details): احساس شود (via EMSC)
Sun, 25 Nov (9 earthquakes)
Sun, 25 Nov 16:37 UTCM 6.2 / 10 km - [info] (378 km)Iran-Iraq Border Region
[Map]
GFZ
(4094.9 km NW from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Baghdad / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Khanaqin (30.2 km W from epicenter) / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb (Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (20 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Very bad (via EMSC)
Erbil (Iraq) (261 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Bonjour,Effectivement, j'ai bien senti des vibrations et c'était effea (via EMSC)
Sulaymaniyah (Iraq) (139 km NW from epicenter)(no details): I was sat watching TV, when I suddenly felt my sofa shake, I looked at my fish tank and the water was moving from side to side . Then the lights started moving and I felt the room shake. I was on the 8th floor of an apartment (via EMSC)
Read all reports
Sun, 25 Nov 17:01 UTCM 3.5 / 10 km - [info] (387 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
[Map]
EMSC
Baghdad (Iraq) (157 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Nothing felt (via EMSC)
Province de Kermanshah (Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (130 km E from epicenter)(no details): Nothing just we felt it (via EMSC)
Kalar (Iraq) (45 km NW from epicenter)(no details): كلار (via EMSC)
Read all reports
Sun, 25 Nov 17:09 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km - [info] (388 km)Iran-Iraq Border Region
[Map]
GFZ
Sulaymaniah / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was on the third floor but I couldn’t go downstairs cause I couldn’t stand on the stairs
(174.3 km NW from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking): We are shaking (via app)
(368.5 km S from epicenter) / MMI VI (Strong shaking) (via app)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (91 km NE from epicenter)(no details): حدود ده ثانیه طول کشید (via EMSC)
Tabrīz (Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (428 km N from epicenter)(no details): تبریز هم احساس شد (via EMSC)
Pshdar (Iraq) (223 km NW from epicenter)(no details): I felt from Qaladze (via EMSC)
Read all reports
Sun, 25 Nov 17:21 UTCM 4.0 / 6 km - [info] (385 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
[Map]
EMSC
(175.7 km SW from epicenter) / MMI VII (Very strong shaking) (via app)
(630.5 km SSE from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Al-Shirqat (Iraq) (261 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Thank you (via EMSC)
Kirkuk (Iraq) (175 km NW from epicenter)(no details): هزة خفيفة (via EMSC)
Baghdad (Iraq) (165 km SW from epicenter)(no details): The chandelier moved back and forth (via EMSC)
Read all reports
Sun, 25 Nov 17:27 UTCM 3.7 / 10 km - [info] (398 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
[Map]
EMSC
iraq-erbil / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(131.5 km NNW from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
(128.1 km SW from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Kufa (Iraq) (284 km S from epicenter)(no details): I am professor in the faculty. My specilist in an earthquake engineering. Please, if you have data recording and could send me for Iraq. Thank you so much. (via EMSC)
Tikrit (Iraq) (184 km W from epicenter)(no details): لم أحس بها لكن جيراني شعروا بها (via EMSC)
Kermānshāh (Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (131 km E from epicenter)(no details): زلزله شدید احساس کردم برای مدت ۳۰ ثانیه (via EMSC)
Read all reports
Sun, 25 Nov 17:31 UTCM 4.1 / 2 km - [info] (369 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
[Map]
EMSC
(26.5 km SW from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
(189.7 km SW from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(118.1 km N from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking): Same date of earthquake in 2017 (via app)
Ba'Quba (Iraq) (124 km SW from epicenter)(no details): شعرنا بالهزة في مدينة بعقوبة وكانت واضحة (via EMSC)
Būkān (Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (231 km N from epicenter)(no details): WTF (via EMSC)
Baghdad (Iraq) (171 km SW from epicenter)(no details): The house started shaking! (via EMSC)
Read all reports
Sun, 25 Nov 20:42 UTCM 4.3 / 60 km - [info] (412 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
[Map]
EMSC
Baghdad alqadisiya / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(141 km SW from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
بعقوبة (Iraq) (97 km W from epicenter)(no details): كانت قوية جدا خرجنا مسرعين الئ الشارع (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (280 km E from epicenter)(no details): I felt it! (via EMSC)
Khanaqin (Iraq) (35 km NW from epicenter)(no details): هزة قوية (via EMSC)
Read all reports
Sun, 25 Nov 20:56 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info] (419 km)Iran-Iraq Border Region
[Map]
GFZ
Mahboulah, Kuwat / MMI III (Weak shaking): Very weak. I'm in high rise Apartment building near the coast.
(431.3 km SE from epicenter) / not felt (via app)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (287 km E from epicenter)(no details): I felt it, it wasnt strong! (via EMSC)
Baghdad (Iraq) (133 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Did not woke me up (via EMSC)
Baghdad (Iraq) (129 km SW from epicenter)(no details): شعرنا بها بقوة (via EMSC)
Read all reports
Sun, 25 Nov 21:58 UTCM 3.9 / 11 km - [info] (387 km) IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
[Map]
EMSC
Khanaqin (Iraq) (23 km W from epicenter)(no details): محسينه بي (via EMSC)

 

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