Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - 43 km southwest of Sanandaj, Kurdistan Province, Iran, on 8 May 12:18 am (GMT +4:30) -

Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - 43 km southwest of Sanandaj, Kurdistan Province, Iran, on 8 May 12:18 am (GMT +4:30)

Moderate magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 10 km depth

7 May 19:55 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Update Fri, 7 May 2021, 20:00
Moderate tremor of magnitude 4.1 just reported 43 km southwest of Sanandij, Iran
4.1 quake 8 May 12:18 am (GMT +4:30)
4.1 quake 8 May 12:18 am (GMT +4:30)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.1 occurred only 11 minutes ago 43 km southwest of Sanandij, Iran, the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) reported.
The quake hit at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter near Sanandij, Ostān-e Kordestān, Iran, late at night on Friday 7 May 2021 at 11:48 pm local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.1 earthquake as well.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Pāveh (pop. 17,800) located 23 km from the epicenter.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Javānrūd (pop. 38,700) located 39 km from the epicenter, Sanandij (pop. 349,200) 43 km away, Kāmyārān (pop. 61,600) 50 km away, Halabja (pop. 57,300) 54 km away, Marivan (pop. 91,700) 55 km away, and Kahrīz (pop. 766,700) 95 km away.
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Earthquake data

Date & time: May 7, 2021 19:48:46 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 8 May 12:18 am (GMT +4:30)
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.14°N / 46.58°E (Kurdistan Province, Iran)
Antipode: 35.14°S / 133.42°W
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (14 mi) ENE of Paveh (Kermānshāh) (pop: 17,800) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) N of Javānrūd (Kermānshāh) (pop: 38,700) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) WSW of Sanandaj (Kordestān) (pop: 349,200) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NW of Kāmyārān (Kordestān) (pop: 61,600) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) E of Halabja (Sulaymaniyah, Iraq) (pop: 57,300) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) SE of Marivan (Kordestān) (pop: 91,700) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) NNW of Kahrīz (Kermānshāh) (pop: 766,700) --> See nearby quakes!
283 km (176 mi) NE of Bagdad (Baghdad, Iraq) (pop: 7,216,000) --> See nearby quakes!
328 km (204 mi) S of Tabriz (East Azerbaijan) (pop: 1,424,600) --> See nearby quakes!
443 km (275 mi) W of Tehran (pop: 7,153,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 11.7°C (53 F), humidity: 54%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from W
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
4.110 kmIran-Iraq Border RegionGFZ
4.410 km18 Km of Shoisheh, Kordestan, IranIRSC
4.410 km28 Km NNE of Pāveh, IranUSGS

User reports for this quake (15)

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Sanandaj, Kordestān (43.2 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : I didn't feel anything.  
Sanandaj, Kordestān (41.8 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Sanandaj, Kordestān (41.4 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 2-5 s
Sanandaj, Kordestān (41.6 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
Sanandaj, Iran / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : I could hear the wall's sound, my bed was shaking, everyone came out of the house  
Sanandaj / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
sanandaj / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Sanandaj / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Sanandaj (42.6 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
Sanandaj (1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 20-30 s
Sanandaj iran / Light shaking (MMI IV) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 5-10 s
Hamedan / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
sanandaj / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Sanandaj / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Sanandaj / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
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