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Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - Turkey-Iran Border Region on Sunday, 23 February 2020

Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake  - Turkey-Iran Border Region on Sunday, 23 February 2020
Feb 23 16:06: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 5.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 40.0 km.
Feb 24 03:02: Magnitude recalculated from 5.7 to 5.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 40.0 to 10.0 km.
Date & time: Sunday, 23 February 2020 16:00 UTC
Magnitude: 5.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.41°N / 44.49°E (Iran)
Nearest volcano: unnamed (110 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4.5*10^13 J (12.4 GWh / 10676 tons of TNT / 0.7 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 23 Feb 2020 (7 earthquakes)
Sun, 23 Feb 16:00 UTCM 6.0 / 10 kmTurkey-iran Border RegionEMSC
Sun, 23 Feb 16:00 UTCM 5.8 / 5 kmTurkiye-iran Sinir Bolgesi Revise01 (2020.02.23KOERI-RETMC
Sun, 23 Feb 16:00 UTCM 5.5 / 63.7 kmTurkey-Iran Border RegionGeoAu
Sun, 23 Feb 16:00 UTCM 6.0 / 19.5 kmIran [Land]INGV
Sun, 23 Feb 16:00 UTCM 6.0 / 10 km24km SE of Saray, Turkey (Iran)USGS
Sun, 23 Feb 16:00 UTCM 5.9 / 12 km4 km of Qotor, West Azarbaijan (Iran)IRSC
Sun, 23 Feb 16:00 UTCM 5.9 / 20 km伊朗西北部 (Iran)CEIC

"I felt it" reports:
(346 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(130.4 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt
urmia , iran / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(163.7 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
ارومیه / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(324.7 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I felt it but I was not afraid because magnitude 5 eartquake occur every day.
(361 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): I felt the floor skake but nobody came out of their homes.
(120.7 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I felt a short flicker but the object in the house did not move.
(956.6 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Its very strong (via app)
Edremit (104.6 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Hafif hissedildi. Edremit Kiracılar TOKİ (via app)
Tabriz (168.7 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(251 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
urmia / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Urmia / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Dammam, Saudi Arabia (1432 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: It was not felt.
Duhok (219.2 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(262.3 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(251 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
(466.9 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(241 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Tabriz / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Orūmīyeh (Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (108 km SE from epicenter)(no details): توارومیه طبقه دوم حس شد (via EMSC)
İpekyolu (Turkey) (97 km W from epicenter)(no details): Çok şiddetliydi (via EMSC)
İpekyolu (Turkey) (102 km W from epicenter)(no details): Hafif hissettik (via EMSC)
İpekyolu (Turkey) (99 km W from epicenter)(no details): Korkutucu (via EMSC)
Khvoy (Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (41 km E from epicenter)(no details): مرکز زلزله به خوی نزدیکتر از سلماس هست (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (109 km SE from epicenter)(no details): لطف خدا همه جانبه شامل حال ملت ایران شده. با همین فرمون انشالا تا آخر سال دیگه تمومیم (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (1100 km SE from epicenter)(no details): تبریز خیلی احساس شد (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (1100 km SE from epicenter)(no details): No (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (674 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Şev baş hevalno,şiyar bin u bi hêzHayirli gêceler arkadaşlar bir diketli lutfenشب بخیر دوستان لطفا امشب هوشیار باشید کمیXatire xwe re, xera xwe hikyat bin hevalno (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (331 km E from epicenter)(no details): اردبیل احساس شد لوستر ها حرکت کردن . (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (324 km NE from epicenter)(no details): نسبتا شدید بود در سلماس (via EMSC)
Batman (Turkey) (301 km W from epicenter)(no details): İçmeden yıkılmış sarhoş gibi salladı (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (284 km E from epicenter)(no details): خیلی بد بود خیلی وحشتناک بود (via EMSC)
Kars (Turkey) (267 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Hissetmedik karstan (via EMSC)
Erbil (Iraq) (251 km S from epicenter)(no details): Did not fell anything in Erbil, Kurdistan (via EMSC)
Erbil (Iraq) (251 km S from epicenter)(no details): Yes and twice with 2 mins difference (via EMSC)
Yerevan (Armenia) (195 km N from epicenter)(no details): Почувствовал как тресеться люстра (via EMSC)
Երևան (Armenia) (193 km NW from epicenter)(no details): i didn't feel anything in Yerevan. (via EMSC)
Երևան (Armenia) (192 km NW from epicenter)(no details): I felt in Yerevan Armenia (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (189 km SE from epicenter)(no details): کرونا، زلزله، سیل، ظلم . چیزی واسه از دست دادن نداریم (via EMSC)
Jermuk (Armenia) (186 km NE from epicenter)(no details): It was filling in 4th floor (via EMSC)
Igdir (Turkey) (172 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Felt in İgdir (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (169 km E from epicenter)(no details): Tabriz 10floor (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (167 km E from epicenter)(no details): از لوستر ها فهمیدیم نسبتا شدید (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (167 km E from epicenter)(no details): در تبریز لوستر ها تکان خورد (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (166 km E from epicenter)(no details): تو تبریز احساس شد (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (165 km E from epicenter)(no details): تبریز احساس نشد (via EMSC)
Քաջարան (Armenia) (165 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Qajaran (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (162 km E from epicenter)(no details): təbriz də his odu (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (162 km E from epicenter)(no details): təbriz də his oldu (via EMSC)
Tabrīz (Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (160 km E from epicenter)(no details): بازم لرزيد (via EMSC)
Tabrīz (Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (160 km E from epicenter)(no details): خدا به خیر کنه (via EMSC)
Tabrīz (Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (160 km E from epicenter)(no details): خودمون متوجه نشدیم ولی همه چراغ ها تلو تلو خوردن. (via EMSC)
Tabrīz (Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (160 km E from epicenter)(no details): that was very strong and t took about 30-40 seconds. I assume it was at least about 5-6 magnitude. (via EMSC)
Tabrīz (Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (160 km E from epicenter)(no details): It is very bad (via EMSC)
Tabrīz (Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (160 km E from epicenter)(no details): It was on the verge of bringing living-room things such as the TV set down. (via EMSC)
Tabrīz (Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (160 km E from epicenter)(no details): تکانهای شدید و در زمان بیشتر (via EMSC)
'Ajab Shīr (Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (160 km SE from epicenter)(no details): وای خیلی ترسیدیم لوستر قشنگ تکون میخورد سرمون گیج میرفت خیلیم طول کشید (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (160 km E from epicenter)(no details): Tabriz (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (159 km E from epicenter)(no details): شدید بودتبریز حس شد (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (157 km E from epicenter)(no details): زلزله (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (156 km E from epicenter)(no details): لوسترا الان تموم میخورناما احساس نکردم (via EMSC)
Hakkari (Turkey) (116 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Hakkâri bile sallandı. (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (111 km SE from epicenter)(no details): It was very scary , the lamp is shivering (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (111 km SE from epicenter)(no details): لوسترها کاملا تکان می‌خورد (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (110 km SE from epicenter)(no details): لرزه در حد لرزش خفیف لوستر (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (109 km SE from epicenter)(no details): In Urmia we feel good (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (109 km SE from epicenter)(no details): کاملا احساس شد و طولانی (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (109 km SE from epicenter)(no details): طولانی بود و شدید (via EMSC)
Orūmīyeh (Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (108 km SE from epicenter)(no details): تو ارومیه شدیداً حس شد. (via EMSC)
Orūmīyeh (Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (108 km SE from epicenter)(no details): لامپ ها تموم خوردن (via EMSC)
Orūmīyeh (Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (108 km SE from epicenter)(no details): خفن ترسوند (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (108 km SE from epicenter)(no details): نسبتا شدید بود لامپا تکون تکون خوردن (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (108 km SE from epicenter)(no details): اروميه زلزله ؛روزي دو بار (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (108 km SE from epicenter)(no details): اروم اروم لامپ ها تکون خوردن (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (108 km SE from epicenter)(no details): بدجوری لرزوند (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (107 km SE from epicenter)(no details): ارومیه بد بود (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (107 km SE from epicenter)(no details): شدید بود (via EMSC)
Tuşba (Turkey) (101 km W from epicenter)(no details): It lasted long, about 20-30 seconds maybe more than that. But the feeling was slight. (third floor on a 7 floor apartment) (via EMSC)
İpekyolu (Turkey) (100 km W from epicenter)(no details): We felt in Van /İpekyolu (via EMSC)
Tuşba (Turkey) (99 km W from epicenter)(no details): Çok kotuYdu (via EMSC)
İpekyolu (Turkey) (99 km W from epicenter)(no details): Hejand (via EMSC)
İpekyolu (Turkey) (98 km W from epicenter)(no details): 15 saniye sürdü (via EMSC)
İpekyolu (Turkey) (98 km W from epicenter)(no details): Çok kötü salladı (via EMSC)
İpekyolu (Turkey) (98 km W from epicenter)(no details): Çok kötü salladı (via EMSC)
İpekyolu (Turkey) (98 km W from epicenter)(no details): Fena sallandı (via EMSC)
İpekyolu (Turkey) (97 km W from epicenter)(no details): Çok sallandı gene (via EMSC)
İpekyolu (Turkey) (97 km W from epicenter)(no details): Depremi hissettim (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (72 km NW from epicenter)(no details): عاغا عاغا حلال کنید یواش یواش داریم از دست میریم (via EMSC)
Khvoy (Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (41 km E from epicenter)(no details): بنظر میرسه ادامه فعالیت گسل قطور یا فعالیت جدیدی از گسل تبریز باشه (via EMSC)
Khvoy (Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (41 km E from epicenter)(no details): خوی لرزید (via EMSC)
(Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (33 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Heaven was sewn to earth, Black out fell upon everywhere; the apocalypse was here! (via EMSC)
Salmās (Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (33 km SE from epicenter)(no details): خیلی شدید بود خیلی (via EMSC)
Salmās (Iran (Islamic Republic of)) (33 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Very bad خیلی وحشتناک بود (via EMSC)

 

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