Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - 75 km southeast of Mīnāb, Hormozgan, Iran, on Sun, 12 May 2013 13:54 (Asia/Tehran)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.0 quake 88 km southeast of Mīnāb, Hormozgan, Iran, Sat, 11 May 2013 05:08 (Asia/Tehran), which had occurred 1 day 9 hours earlier.
Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - 75 km southeast of Mīnāb, Hormozgan, Iran, on Sun, 12 May 2013 13:54 (Asia/Tehran)

Strong magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 26 km depth

12 May 11:15 UTC: First to report: USGS after 20 minutes.
Date & time: 12 May 2013 10:54:50 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sun, 12 May 2013 13:54 (Asia/Tehran)
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 25.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 26.7911°N / 57.742°E (Hormozgan, Iran)
Nearby towns and cities:
75 km (47 mi) ESE of Mīnāb (pop: 70,800) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) E of Qeshm (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) ESE of Bandar Abbas (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) ESE of Bandar Abbas (pop: 352,200) --> See nearby quakes!
264 km (164 mi) SSW of Bam (Kerman) (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
295 km (183 mi) W of Iranshahr (Sistan and Baluchestan) (pop: 131,200) --> See nearby quakes!
363 km (226 mi) N of Muscat (Oman) (pop: 797,000) --> See nearby quakes!
394 km (245 mi) S of Kerman (pop: 577,500) --> See nearby quakes!
425 km (264 mi) NE of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) (pop: 603,500) --> See nearby quakes!
429 km (267 mi) SW of Zahedan (Sistan and Baluchestan) (pop: 552,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.426 km76km ESE of Minab, IranUSGS
M 5.410 kmSouthern IranGFZ

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Taawun sharjah UAE / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Not felt by myself bcoz I was standing,but identified by swinging ceiling lights in all rooms.
DIFC, Dubai / Weak shaking (MMI III) : It was not weak, but was really short
Al Barsha, Dubai / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I felt the plants & pots were shaking strongly & building was shaking a bit. we went outside the building.
Dubai, Al Barsha. / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I felt it
Dubai, Dubai Marina (322.1 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
dubai / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Ras Al Khaimah UAE (208.7 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
Dubai, UAE (296.2 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
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