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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Northern and Central Iran on Saturday, 22 September 2018

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake  - Northern and Central Iran on Saturday, 22 September 2018
Sep 22 22:41: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.5.
Date & time: Sat, 22 Sep 22:34:44 UTC
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.54°N / 53.2°E (Iran)
Nearest volcano: Damavand (118 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sat, 22 Sep 2018
Sat, 22 Sep 22:34 UTCM 4.6 / 59 kmNORTHERN IRAN[Map]EMSC
Sat, 22 Sep 22:34 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km- 20km NE of Juybar, Iran[Map]USGS

"I felt it" reports:
Tehran (184.2 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(188.2 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
(211.8 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
(36 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(187.2 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
tehran / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Babol / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Babol (46.7 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(71 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(17.4 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): In about 2 am (iri) i felt that earthquake I afraid and woke up my parent and my brother and went out ... Now it's 2:28 am (iri) and everything looks good but we are up ...
Tehran (156.7 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Tehran / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Tehran, Punak, Naft / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(12.7 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Sari / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Babolsar / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)
qaemshahr / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(176.9 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I felt it as a single upward push. Not like regular ones. there was no time period (via app)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (187 km SW from epicenter)(no details): من تهران - مرزداران در حد یک لرزش جزیی حس کردم... تا خواستم تمرکز کنم ببینم چی شده دیگه چیزی احساس نشد. (via EMSC)
Tehrān (Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (184 km SW from epicenter)(no details): I felt this (via EMSC)
Bandar Būshehr (Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (878 km S from epicenter)(no details): ترس داشت ولی اطرافیان خوابند و بیخبر (via EMSC)
Faraḩābād (Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (715 km SE from epicenter)(no details): لرزش زمین شدید و همراه صدا بود طوری که‌ دزدگیر ماشین به صدا در اومد (via EMSC)
Teheran (Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (176 km SW from epicenter)(no details): ساعت حدود ۲ بامداد که من خوابیده بودم و ناگهان تخت شروع به لرزیدن کرد. نکته جالب اینکه گربه ها هم متوجه این زمین لرزه شده بودند و شروع به سر و صدا کردند. (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (93 km E from epicenter)(no details): در شهر کردگوی گلستان لرزش احساس شد (via EMSC)
Babol (Iran) (39 km W from epicenter)(no details): starting at about 2:04 am, with little vibration growing up till a huge crack,felt like falling down about centimeters, and after that, everythinng stopped (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (465 km S from epicenter)(no details): I was asleep and suddenly felt it. Sounds and shaking. (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (465 km S from epicenter)(no details): It was really scarry, and so long (via EMSC)
Tonekabon (Iran) (192 km W from epicenter)(no details): کاملا شدت تکان دادن داشت (via EMSC)
Teheran (Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (180 km SW from epicenter)(no details): من در غرب تهران هستم و بیدار بودم و هیچ لرزشی رو احساس نکردم (via EMSC)
Teheran (Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (179 km SW from epicenter)(no details): زلزله‌ای که تهران حس شد دقیقا همین تصویر بود (via EMSC)
Tehran (Iran) (178 km SW from epicenter)(no details): (via EMSC)
Tehran (Iran) (178 km SW from epicenter)(no details): همچین شل تکون خورد (via EMSC)
Tehrān (Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (175 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Just a little horizontal shake (via EMSC)
Tehrān (Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (175 km SW from epicenter)(no details): خیلی خفیف (via EMSC)
Teheran (Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (169 km SW from epicenter)(no details): يك تكان محكم ولي كوتاه كه از حركت تختم فهميدم (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (162 km SW from epicenter)(no details): I felt an earthquake 2 minutes ago (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (63 km W from epicenter)(no details): آمل نسبتا شدید بود ولی زمانش خدا رو شکر کم بود (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (61 km W from epicenter)(no details): دیشب ساعت ۲ صبح فیلم جدیداحضار روح3 - The Conjuring 3 2018نگاه کردیم خیلی ترسناک بود امشب خواب بودم داشتم کابوس همون فیلم رو مخلوط با شرکت خودم میدیم یکهو از خواب بیدار شدم دیدم همه جا تاریک و تختم داره میلرزهکپ کردماگه بابام نرسیده بود سکته قطعی بودالبته فک کنم یه سکته خفیف زدم چون پای چپم بی حس شده نمیتونم حسش کنم یا درست راه بدم (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (59 km W from epicenter)(no details): زود بیدار شدم از خونه بیرون رفتم (via EMSC)
Fereydūn Kenār (Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (44 km W from epicenter)(no details): Our family woke up by the earthquake. No hanging thing was vibrant at the time and we felt the quake from the vibrating wall. (via EMSC)
Babol (Iran) (31 km W from epicenter)(no details): I was asleep, there was teremendous sound that wake me up, it was like large movements with strong sounds. I think it was long (via EMSC)
Babol (Iran) (31 km W from epicenter)(no details): i was asleep when earthqaack came٫ i wokeup rushes (via EMSC)
Babol (Iran) (31 km W from epicenter)(no details): در بابل نسبتا شدید احساس شد.خدای قدرتت رو بنازم که در کسری از ثانیه میتونی دنیا رو نابود کنی... (via EMSC)
Qaemshahr (Iran) (24 km SW from epicenter)(no details): برای 10 ثانیه بصورت شدید همه چی لرزید (via EMSC)
Qaemshahr (Iran) (19 km SW from epicenter)(no details): طبقه ۴ در قائمشهر. من بیدار بودم. با یک ضربه و کوبش شروع شد و سپس با لرزش خفیف و سپس شدید و مجددا خفیف و توقف لرزش. همگی حدودا ۷ تا ۸ ثانیه. (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (19 km NE from epicenter)(no details): لرزش زمین کاملا حس شد ولی کوتاه‌و همراه صدا بود حتی دزدگیر ماشین به صدا در اومد (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (18 km SW from epicenter)(no details): حوالی ساعت ۲ بامداد برای حدود هشت ثانیه اول لرزش سقف و پیکر خانه و سپس احساس لرزش زیر زمینی! (via EMSC)
Jūybār (Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (9 km W from epicenter)(no details): That was short and have 2 shock all people afraid and 1 hours stay out of home (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (8 km SE from epicenter)(no details): It was midnight suddenly i heard a terrible noise and woke up. Everything was shaking (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (8 km SE from epicenter)(no details): احساس لرزه با صدا (via EMSC)
Sari (Iran) (7 km SE from epicenter)(no details): It was STRONG! Luckily it didn’t last long. (via EMSC)
Sari (Iran) (7 km SE from epicenter)(no details): It took place aboat 3 second I slept when earthquake was running then I woke up and scared. (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (6 km SE from epicenter)(no details): صدای وحشتناکی داشت (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (196 km SW from epicenter)(no details): hanoz monde shabihe sarpole zahabo bebinin (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (184 km SW from epicenter)(no details): لرزش خیلی خفیف (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (183 km SW from epicenter)(no details): زلزله رو حس کردم که هیچ حتی بعد از اینکه زلزله اومد و تموم شده هنوز تازه سگ ها شروع کردن به پارس کردن. تهران. (via EMSC)
Tehran (Iran) (174 km SW from epicenter)(no details): just a little shake (via EMSC)
Teheran (Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (173 km SW from epicenter)(no details): یه لحظه ی بسیار کوتاه حسش کردم. (via EMSC)
Tehrān (Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (172 km SW from epicenter)(no details): یک تکان بزرگ در شمال تهران احساس کردم که تقریباً شدید و کاملا محسوس بود!!! (via EMSC)
Teheran (Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (170 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Kheili khafif,darhad sedaye ghab panjere va komod (via EMSC)
Teheran (Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (168 km SW from epicenter)(no details): لرزش خیلی خفیف حس شد (via EMSC)
Teheran (Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (165 km SW from epicenter)(no details): زلزله بصورت خفیف در تهران احساس شد (via EMSC)
Gorgan (Iran) (135 km E from epicenter)(no details): لا حول و لا قوه ال بالله العلی العظیم (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (69 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Took place about 2:13 to 2:16 AM. We were sleeping when the earthquake hit us and its magnitude was high enough to wake us up. (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (55 km E from epicenter)(no details): شدت لرزش زیاد بود. خوش شانس بودیم زمان لرزش کم بود (via EMSC)
Marzbal (Iran) (35 km SW from epicenter)(no details): حدود ۳ ثانیه لرزش احساس شد. لوسترمون تکون خورد. (via EMSC)
Babolsar (Iran) (29 km W from epicenter)(no details): I am worry about have tsunami because i am close to caspian sea (via EMSC)
Babol (Iran) (27 km W from epicenter)(no details): We were splet and woke up by the EQ (via EMSC)
Babol (Iran) (27 km W from epicenter)(no details): We were scared (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (26 km W from epicenter)(no details): از خواب بیدارم کرده و با لرزش درب و لوستر همراه بوده است. (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (25 km W from epicenter)(no details): سریع بود ترسناک (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (18 km SW from epicenter)(no details): فقط دوییدم تو حیاط ..غیر اینهیچی یادم نمیاد (via EMSC)
Shari-i-Tajan (Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (10 km SE from epicenter)(no details): ساری هم افتاد تو کوزه! (via EMSC)
Sari (Iran) (10 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Shadid bod (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (10 km SE from epicenter)(no details): اگه چند ثانیه بیشتر طول میکشید. کلی خرابی به بار می اورد. همه رو بیدار کرد (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (9 km SE from epicenter)(no details): از خواب بیدار شدیم. (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Thu, 27 Sep 2018
Thu, 27 Sep 09:25 UTCM 4.2 / 18 km - [info]NORTHERN IRAN[Map]EMSC
Tue, 27 Nov 11:23 UTCM 3.6 / 16 km - [info]NORTHERN IRAN[Map]EMSC
Tue, 18 Dec 2018
Tue, 18 Dec 01:57 UTCM 3.7 / 11 km - [info]NORTHERN IRAN[Map]EMSC

 

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