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Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - RED SEA on Sunday, 7 April 2013

Light mag. 4.4 earthquake  - RED SEA on Sunday, 7 April 2013
Date & time: Sun, 7 Apr 15:58:01 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sun, 7 Apr 2013 17:58 (Africa/Cairo)
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.72°N / 34.05°E (Egypt)
Nearest volcano: Harrat ar Rahah (210 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2.5*10^11 J (69.8 MWh / 60 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 7 Apr 2013
Sun, 7 Apr 15:58 UTCM 4.4 / 10 kmRed SeaGFZ

"I felt it" reports:
Hurghada / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Hurghada / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Hurghada / Dahar / MMI V (Moderate shaking): es hat ganz schön gewackelt das ganze Haus ..meine Möbel .. ich hatte angst ..
hurgada / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Sharm el sheik / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Slight wobble of drinks on table!
hurghada / MMI II (Very weak shaking): settee moved
Sahl Haseesh, near Hurghada / MMI IV (Light shaking): Was in the hotel bar, the lights shook a fair amount and the walls and floor were moving for a few seconds
Hurgada Roma hotel / MMI IV (Light shaking): Little shaking of the furniture
hurghada / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Dahab / MMI II (Very weak shaking): slight movement on bed
El Gouna / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(Egypt) (85 km SW from epicenter)(no details): All our house is shaking and bed move with me. Also I jumped up and see the fridge moveing and all staff shaking.... (via EMSC)
(Egypt) (64 km S from epicenter)(no details): Started with a tremor and than swaying (via EMSC)
(Egypt) (58 km N from epicenter)(no details): I live in sharm el sheickh, all I can say buildings here stay still as they are not build to face earthquake at all and this makes me even more scared! (via EMSC)
Hurghada (Egypt) (60 km S from epicenter)(no details): Experienced it two times last year in the same place. The first one I did not notice but the second I was laying in my bed and the whole building shock for a little while. (via EMSC)
Hurghada (Egypt) (60 km S from epicenter)(no details): The movement was side to side 2 sec. 240 deg. to 60deg by Compass. at 5.58 pm. 07.04.2013. Not alarming. (via EMSC)
Sharm el-Sheikh (Egypt) (39 km NE from epicenter)(no details): It was just a momentary 'sway' like the gentle sway when on a boat. To be honest, I didn't realise it was an earthquake until I saw it posted on Facebook! (via EMSC)
Sharm el-Sheikh (Egypt) (39 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Many people felt it but it didn't last long. (via EMSC)
Hurghada (Egypt) (59 km S from epicenter)(no details): Honden zijn reeds sinds gisteren overdreven nerveus (via EMSC)
Hurghada (Egypt) (59 km S from epicenter)(no details): Didn't hear any noise just the sofa moving!! (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sat, 1 Jun 2013
Sat, 1 Jun 11:49 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info]33km WNW of Tor, Egypt[Map]USGS

 

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