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Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean Sea (Egypt) on Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Light mag. 4.6 earthquake  - Eastern Mediterranean Sea (Egypt) on Wednesday, 15 May 2019
May 15 17:00: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.6.
Date & time: Wed, 15 May 16:53:47 UTC
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.66°N / 32.48°E (Egypt)
Nearest volcano: Golan Heights (330 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 5*10^11 J (139 MWh / 120 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 15 May 2019
Wed, 15 May 16:53 UTCM 4.9 / 10 kmEastern Mediterranean Sea (Egypt)EMSC
Wed, 15 May 16:53 UTCM 5.2 / 67 kmEastern Mediterranean Sea (Egypt)BMKG
Wed, 15 May 16:53 UTCM 4.9 / 23.2 kmEastern Mediterranean Sea Revise01 (2019.05.15 (Egypt)KOERI-RETMC
Wed, 15 May 16:53 UTCM 4.8 / 10 kmeastern Mediterranean Sea (Egypt)USGS

"I felt it" reports:
Amman / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Ramat gan Israel / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Very weak hardly felt
Jerusalem / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Natanya / MMI II (Very weak shaking): J.ai ressenti un léger vertige l’imme
Limassol, Cyprus (230.1 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Was in the Polyclinic Ygeia visiting a relative with 5 members of family. While on the clinic’s 3rd floor, we suddenly all felt a “lightheaded” feeling. When it continued, growing slightly stronger, we realized it was an earthquake.
Tel Aviv / not felt
Rehovot Israel / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Tel Aviv (344.4 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Ramat Gan (228.3 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Two short wave of vibration for 15 seconds. (via app)
Tel Aviv-Yafo / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Modiin / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(227.6 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Bethlehem, Palestine / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Beit Shemesh, Israel / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Laying down on the bed. The bed started shaking. Others in the home felt the table shaking.
Raanana, Israel / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(226.3 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Jerusalem / MMI IV (Light shaking): I felt it we heard the glass ware shaking
Beer Sheva, Israel (300.4 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): While sitting in a chair reading I felt the chair trembling for a few seconds,sufficient to suspect a quake. Others in the room who were talking in an animated fashion did not notice.
(229.1 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Ginaton (241.7 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Jerusalem / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Israel, Givat Shmuel. / MMI IV (Light shaking): The sofa which I was sitting on,swayed from side to side for a few seconds.
(225.9 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: I didn't feel anything ... (via app)
Jerusalem / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(258.1 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Limassol Cyprus / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Jerusalem (295.5 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Rechovot / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(235 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Tel Aviv / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Jerusalem / not felt: I didnt feel anything but there are reports all over israel including in jerusalem of people who felt it
Rehovot, Israel / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Jerusalem (268.9 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
(214.6 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Rosh Ha'Ayin (242 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): I was sitting on my computer chair and felt a light jolt as if someone touched the chair from behind.
(228.2 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
ראשון לציון (232.3 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
(233 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Giza / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
beer sheva / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(218.1 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(224.8 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Kfar Sava (Israel) (228 km E from epicenter)(no details): On the couch felt the shaking twice (via EMSC)
Holon (Israel) (221 km E from epicenter)(no details): Я ощутила,лёгкое подрагивание ручки двери и к этому соотносились странные звуки от двери. (via EMSC)
Bethlehem (Israel) (271 km E from epicenter)(no details): Very little tender shaking (via EMSC)
Beirut (Lebanon) (307 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Light smooth wobbling twice. Lasted about 10 seconds. (via EMSC)
Nazareth (Israel) (255 km E from epicenter)(no details): В городе Нацрат Илит в доме на земле ничего не ощущалось. (via EMSC)
Bet Shemesh (Israel) (249 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Lying down and felt the shaking on the bed (via EMSC)
Modi'in Makkabbim-Re'ut (Israel) (244 km E from epicenter)(no details): Très leger (via EMSC)
Modi'in Makkabbim-Re'ut (Israel) (244 km E from epicenter)(no details): Très légère sensation de mouvement (via EMSC)
Apostoloi Petros kai Pavlos (Cyprus) (231 km N from epicenter)(no details): Λεμεσος. Ελαφρια δονηση στον 2ο οροφο (via EMSC)
Ramat HaSharon (Israel) (221 km E from epicenter)(no details): I was in bed and I felt it shaking a bit. (via EMSC)
(Israel) (218 km SE from epicenter)(no details): i was sitting and my body and my husbands body was gently rocking back and forth. (via EMSC)
Medina (Jordan) (326 km E from epicenter)(no details): Lasted for about ten seconds (via EMSC)
Zahran (Jordan) (321 km E from epicenter)(no details): It rocked for a couple of seconds my computer scene shook (via EMSC)
Nasr City 1 (Egypt) (309 km S from epicenter)(no details): Light swaying of building felt for about 10 seconds. (via EMSC)
Metar (Israel) (268 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Я ощутил лёгкое землетрясение (via EMSC)
Metar (Israel) (268 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Будучи на кровати почувствовал резкий толчок как будто кровать двинулись подомной (via EMSC)
(Israel) (268 km E from epicenter)(no details): Felt my hotel bed shake (via EMSC)
(Israel) (268 km E from epicenter)(no details): זה הרגיש בירושלים, זה לא נפוץ מאוד רעידות אדמה להתרחש כאן או לשבת. (via EMSC)
(Israel) (268 km E from epicenter)(no details): felt 2 seconds of wobbling (via EMSC)
(Israel) (268 km E from epicenter)(no details): Sat on my bed. Felt pretty significant shaking for 3-5 seconds. (via EMSC)
(Israel) (268 km E from epicenter)(no details): I felt the room/cupboard move, lost balance for a second. Felt disorientated. I live on the 3rd floor on a slope. (via EMSC)
Efrata (Israel) (267 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Slight tremor, only felt if lying down. (via EMSC)
Ramallah (Palestine, State of) (261 km E from epicenter)(no details): I was laying down in bed and the king size bed wobbled right to left and up and down in a wavy manner for approximately 10 seconds...as if it was a light object...the windows shaked as well...scary sensation.. (via EMSC)
Be'er Sheva (Israel) (261 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Se movio moderadamente el sofa donde estaba sentado y de peso considerable por unos 4 segundos! (via EMSC)
Bet Shemesh (Israel) (251 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Three short shakes lasting less than 10 seconds. Objects visibly wobbling. (via EMSC)
Bet Shemesh (Israel) (249 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Felt the sofa move (via EMSC)
Mishmar Ayalon (Israel) (240 km E from epicenter)(no details): Was sitting on couch and it started shaking (via EMSC)
Nahariya (Israel) (239 km E from epicenter)(no details): Naharia, northern Israel.Felt the room shaking a little for few seconds... (via EMSC)
Agia Paraskevi (Cyprus) (234 km N from epicenter)(no details): Lasted a few seconds, was definitely felt as furniture shaked a bit (via EMSC)
Potamos Germasogeias (Cyprus) (232 km N from epicenter)(no details): Cyprus very good (via EMSC)
Potamos Germasogeias (Cyprus) (232 km N from epicenter)(no details): Watching TV (via EMSC)
Agios Nikolaos (Cyprus) (231 km N from epicenter)(no details): Лампа незначительно качалось. Голова закружилась. (via EMSC)
Neapoli (Cyprus) (231 km N from epicenter)(no details): I was feeling this in Limassol, Cyprus (via EMSC)
Agia Zoni (Cyprus) (230 km N from epicenter)(no details): 2 times (via EMSC)
Agia Zoni (Cyprus) (230 km N from epicenter)(no details): 2 times (via EMSC)
Apostoloi Petros kai Pavlos (Cyprus) (230 km N from epicenter)(no details): Felt a little shake (via EMSC)
Agia Triada (Cyprus) (230 km N from epicenter)(no details): Limassol (via EMSC)
(Cyprus) (229 km N from epicenter)(no details): Light swaying for few seconds 5th floor (via EMSC)
Agios Spyridon (Cyprus) (228 km N from epicenter)(no details): Light (via EMSC)
Omonoia (Cyprus) (228 km N from epicenter)(no details): Slow movement few times. Limassol. (via EMSC)
Agios Spyridon (Cyprus) (227 km N from epicenter)(no details): cyprus Limassol center aria (via EMSC)
Herzliya (Israel) (221 km E from epicenter)(no details): Table moved (via EMSC)
Ramat Gan (Israel) (220 km E from epicenter)(no details): Felt one quick kick on the 57th floor of my building and a noise like a big knock from inside the wall (via EMSC)
Holon (Israel) (218 km E from epicenter)(no details): Everyone in the room felt it but only because we were not doing much at that point (via EMSC)
Ashqelon (Israel) (217 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Strong shaking about 10 secends long (via EMSC)
Bat Yam (Israel) (216 km E from epicenter)(no details): В 19:55 в Израиле горот Бат-ям ощущал землетресение (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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