Strong mag. 5.5 earthquake - Golf von Aden, 211 km south of Mukalla, Hadramaout, Yemen, on 14 Jun 5:44 am (GMT +3) -

Strong mag. 5.5 earthquake - Golf von Aden, 211 km south of Mukalla, Hadramaout, Yemen, on 14 Jun 5:44 am (GMT +3)

Strong magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 10 km depth

14 Jun 02:50 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 6 minutes.
14 Jun 02:53: Now using data updates from GFZ
14 Jun 02:53: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.2. Epicenter location corrected by 3.1 km (1.9 mi) towards NW.
14 Jun 06:14: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 5.5. Epicenter location corrected by 6.8 km (4.2 mi) towards N.
Date & time: 14 Jun 2021 02:44:59 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 14 Jun 5:44 am (GMT +3)
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.72°N / 48.58°E (Golf von Aden, Yemen)
Nearest volcano: Harra of Bal Haf (102 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
173 km (107 mi) NNW of Bosaso (Somalia) (pop: 74,300) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) NW of Qandala (Somalia) (pop: 15,900) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) SSW of Mukalla (pop: 258,100) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) SE of Ataq (pop: 37,300) --> See nearby quakes!
350 km (217 mi) E of Zinjibār (Zinjibar) (pop: 19,900) --> See nearby quakes!
355 km (220 mi) ESE of Al Bayda (pop: 37,800) --> See nearby quakes!
384 km (239 mi) E of adana (pop: 550,600) --> See nearby quakes!
403 km (250 mi) E of Laḩij (Lahij) (pop: 23,400) --> See nearby quakes!
465 km (289 mi) SE of Marib (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
555 km (345 mi) ESE of Sanaa (pop: 1,937,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 31.2°C (88 F), humidity: 68%, wind: 6 m/s (12 kts) from W
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.510 kmYemen: Eastern Gulf of AdenGFZ
unknownn/aSomalia: Eastern Gulf of AdenVolcanoDiscovery
5.510 kmYemen: GULF OF ADENEMSC
5.510 kmYemen: Near TaizzRENASS
5.510 kmYemen: 180 Km NNW of Bosaso, SomaliaUSGS
5.510 kmYemen: Eastern Gulf of AdenGeoAu
5.410 kmYemen: Eastern Gulf of AdenBMKG

User reports for this quake (4)

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Mukalla, Muhafazat Hadramaout (211.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : bed shacked | 3 users found this interesting.  
Djibouti (603.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Haven't noticed or feel | One user found this interesting.  
28 km of Las Khorey, Sanaag (206.6 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : I am in BOSASO,Somalia   
Thumrait, Oman. (805.2 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Not felt in Thumrait. (reported through our app)  
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