Strong mag. 5.3 earthquake - 43 km north of Borazjan, Bushehr, Iran, on 18 Jul 7:04 pm (GMT +4:30) -

Strong mag. 5.3 earthquake - 43 km north of Borazjan, Bushehr, Iran, on 18 Jul 7:04 pm (GMT +4:30)

Strong magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 10 km depth

18 Jul 14:37 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 3 minutes.
18 Jul 14:40: Now using data updates from GFZ
18 Jul 17:24: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.3.
Update Sun, 18 Jul 2021, 14:45
Significant 5.5 quake hits near Borazjan, Bushehr, Iran
5.5 quake 43 km north of Borazjan, Bushehr, Iran, 18 Jul 7:04 pm (GMT +4:30)
5.5 quake 43 km north of Borazjan, Bushehr, Iran, 18 Jul 7:04 pm (GMT +4:30)
A magnitude 5.5 earthquake near Borazjan, Bushehr, Iran, was reported only 11 minutes ago by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter early evening on Sunday 18 July 2021 at 6:34 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.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from France's Réseau National de Surveillance Sismique (RéNaSS) which listed the quake at magnitude 5.4. A third agency, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), reported the same quake at magnitude 5.5.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows, etc.
In Borazjan (pop. 86,100) located 43 km from the epicenter, Bandar-e Genāveh (pop. 52,800) 53 km away, Kāzerūn (pop. 94,500) 57 km away, and Nūrābād (pop. 64,000) 70 km away, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Buschehr (pop. 165,400) located 77 km from the epicenter, and Dogonbadan (pop. 94,600) 85 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 18 Jul 2021 14:34:20 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 18 Jul 7:04 pm (GMT +4:30)
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.63°N / 51.06°E (Bushehr, Iran)
Nearby towns and cities:
43 km (27 mi) NNW of Borazjan (pop: 86,100) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) E of Bandar-e Genāveh (pop: 52,800) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) W of Kāzerūn (Fars) (pop: 94,500) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) SW of Nūrābād (Fars) (pop: 64,000) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) NNE of Buschehr (pop: 165,400) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SSE of Dogonbadan (Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad) (pop: 94,600) --> See nearby quakes!
300 km (186 mi) E of Kuwait City (Al Asimah, Kuwait) (pop: 60,100) --> See nearby quakes!
341 km (212 mi) S of Isfahan (pop: 1,547,200) --> See nearby quakes!
381 km (237 mi) N of Manama (Bahrain) (pop: 147,100) --> See nearby quakes!
675 km (420 mi) S of Tehran (Tehrān) (pop: 7,153,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 30.5°C (87 F), humidity: 56%, wind: 6 m/s (12 kts) from ESE
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.310 kmSouthern IranGFZ
unknownn/aNear Shiraz, Fars, IranVolcanoDiscovery
5.310 kmSOUTHERN IRANEMSC
5.310 kmIran: Near ShirazRENASS
5.410 km48 Km N of Borāzjān, IranUSGS
5.711 kmIran: 16 Km of Khesht, FarsIRSC
5.431 kmSouthern IranGeoAu

User reports for this quake (205)

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salmiya / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s : my husband saw the pictures moving on wall | 5 users found this interesting.  
Salmiya / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s : I felt shaking of the building and the water in aquarium was moving like the waves in the sea almost splashing out from aquarium. | 2 users found this interesting.  
Abbassiya, Jaleeb Al Shoyoukh- Farwaniah KUWAIT (306 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : I was in Kitchen as the KENT technician came to change the candles of the water filter. Myself and he too was feeling the swing like the tables sliding....my hanging light fittings were swinging...I took the video of it. | One user found this interesting.  
Bushehr. Alishahr (79 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 5-10 s : I felt a very big earthquake. All the equipment shook violently. But fortunately there was no damage here. | One user found this interesting.  
Shuaiba Port, Kuwait / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Sitting at my work dest in an outdoor trailer, and then I started swaying back and forth for approx. 10 seconds. I thought we were having high winds, but when I went outside to check, winds were calm. | One user found this interesting.  
Mahboula / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging : I was sitting on the floor when I suddenly felt the floor swinging horizontally. It I observed a water bottle & the water was shaking inside. It's slightly stronger than the last one that happened a few months ago! | One user found this interesting.  
Salmiya, kuwait at 5: 36 pm / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s : I felt the tremors, everything was swinging for around 15 seconds, my couch was shaking quiet a bit,felt the other objects in the house vibrating too, this was felt on the top floor, Salmiya | One user found this interesting.  
Al Farwānīyah (302.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s : i feel that time cos when i watching on my phone im asking to my husband if he feel but me i feel the shaking  
Fahaiheel / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : It was shaking and things moved | 3 users found this interesting.  
Kuwait (297.2 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 20-30 s : Building swaying on 6th floor. | One user found this interesting.  
Shiraz (139.5 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : On the 7'th floor building, it was felt somehow strong. | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
Al Mangaf (290 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : All the hanging lights were shaking and we felt it very clearly. | One user found this interesting.  
Qibla (300.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Seat shook and curtains started swinging | One user found this interesting.  
Bneid al Gar kuwait (296.5 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : The building was shaking | One user found this interesting.  
Salwa, Kuwait / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s : First my friends shared so i kept a look out for it. Few minutes later, my room window and mirror made a little shaky sound which lasted for 2-5 seconds. My parents didn't feel anything.  
Shiraz / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / complex rolling (tilting in multiple directions) / 1-2 s : It was very hard. I think the period of shaking was 10 seconds. I felt 3 period of vibreing. It was terrible for me to fell it.Today in shiraz 4 hours of earthquake the weather was very rainy. The period of time that raining was 15 min.  
Farwaniya al sajeesh / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging : I was watching phone was skaking sideways thought was an headache then my dad also told something is shaking  
Salmiya Boulevard / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s : Doors, Bed, Hanging Wall Clock shaking | One user found this interesting.  
salmiya / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s : Good amount of floor movement | One user found this interesting.  
Bneid algar / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 30-60 s : Everything was swaying, indoor plants were moving, water was moving | One user found this interesting.  
Salmiya, Kuwait / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : My hanging key hains were dangling | One user found this interesting.  
Salmiya, Kuwait / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 30-60 s : Yes,everything was swaying back and forth but no major damage. | One user found this interesting.  
Salmiya Kuwait / not felt : Apartment on the 16th floor swaying and hanging chimes moving in large counterclockwise circles. | One user found this interesting.  
fahaheel (290.2 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
43 km of Borazjan, Bushehr (0.4 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 2-5 s
As Sālimīyah, Hawalli (290.4 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Shaking my office table while I was at work and fourth floor of my building  
Kuwait City, Al Asimah (298 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s
Sabah as Salim, Mubārak al Kabīr (292 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Felt pretty strong  
Salmiya (305.4 km W of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : shaking was felt  
Salmiya Park (291.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Ar Rumaythīyah, Hawalli (292 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s : Felt like i am moving  
Riggae (353.9 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 15-20 s
Kuwait (304.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 5-10 s
Salmiya, Kuwait (290.2 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Slightly stronger than usual weak shaking.  
Al-Jabriya, Kuwait. (295.9 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Fintas, Kuwait (289.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex motion difficult to describe / 5-10 s : It’s scary  
Al Farwānīyah (301.4 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s
Al Mahbūlah, Al Aḩmadī (290.2 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Shiraz, Fars (142 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Shiraz (138.1 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 20-30 s
Al Mahbūlah, Al Aḩmadī (289.6 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 15-20 s : Feel shaking heavy  
Ḩawallī (293.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s
Ar Riqqah, Al Aḩmadī (300 km W of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Mangaf (290.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
As Sālimīyah, Hawalli (290.9 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 5-10 s
kuwait,abu-haleefa (290 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
kuwait (295.9 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging
Farwaniya (302.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : My legs moving and the tip of the plants shaking.  
Shiraz, Fars (146.3 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
40 km of Mandalī, Qada Balad Ruz, Diyālá (675.9 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / very short : mangaf  
Salmiya (292.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 20-30 s : Bed swaying..  
shiraz (147.5 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 30-60 s
Al-Masayel, Mubārak al Kabīr (290.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Al Farwānīyah (301.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 10-15 s
Al Farwānīyah (305.6 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
Salmiya (291.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 20-30 s
Salmiya, Kuwait (290.2 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Slightly stronger than usual weak shaking.  
near Buschehr (85.6 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Janūb as Surrah, Al Farwaniyah (302.4 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 30-60 s
shiraz (143.9 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / complex rolling (tilting in multiple directions) / 10-15 s
Sabah as Salim, Mubārak al Kabīr (292 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Felt pretty strong  
Shiraz, Fars (146.7 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / 5-10 s
Al Farwānīyah (302.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex motion difficult to describe / 1-2 minutes : I feel dizziness when our building moved and all my stuff is moving slow side by side...  
Abu halifa (290 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s
Shiraz (155.6 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
As Sālimīyah, Hawalli (290.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Buschehr (78.2 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s
As Sālimīyah, Hawalli (292.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 30-60 s
Fars shiraz (147.5 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Salmiya (292.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Ḩawallī (293.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 5-10 s
Al Farwānīyah (306 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Al Farwānīyah (306.5 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Khaitan (301.5 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s
As Sālimīyah, Hawalli (292.2 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Al Mahbūlah, Al Aḩmadī (290.2 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Al Farwānīyah (305.9 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
Ḩawallī (296.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
Salmiya (289.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 20-30 s
Kuwait (368.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
Kuwait (368.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
Manga Kuwait (289.9 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s
As Sālimīyah, Hawalli (292.9 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Shiraz (142.2 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 10-15 s : ترسیدم (reported through our app)  
Hawally (295.9 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s
Al Farwānīyah (305.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / very short
Al Manqaf, Al Aḩmadī (290.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s : Low  
shiraz (136.4 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
shiraz (153 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
Al Farwānīyah (305.9 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Abu Al Hasaniya, Mubārak al Kabīr (290.2 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Ḩawallī (297.2 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s : I felt the earthquake for at leat 20 seconds 5:38 PM approximately.  
Shiraz, Fars (142 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Home (291.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s
Kuwait (297 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Shiraz (134.8 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Al Farwānīyah (301.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Hawalli (292 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Mangaf (289.7 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s
Ar Rumaythīyah, Hawalli (292.5 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s : Yes  
Salmiya, kuwait (293.2 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
Qibla (300.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Seat shook and curtains started swinging  
Kuwait (291.9 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 10-15 s
Al Farwānīyah (301.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Mahboula (289.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex motion difficult to describe / 15-20 s
shiraz (143 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Ar Rumaythīyah, Hawalli (292 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / both vertical and horizontal swinging
Kuwait city / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Fahaiheel / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : It was shaking and things moved  
At Home (292 km W of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Just nothing  
Salmiya Kuwait / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Ahmadi Kuwait (289.5 km W of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Nothing  
Ahvaz / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vibration and rolling / 5-10 s
Kuwait / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
kuwait / not felt
Al Ahmadi / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 15-20 s
Riggae, Kuwait / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s : The chair, couch all were rocking Bulb was swaying Felt dizzy  
Sabah al Salem kuwait / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 15-20 s
kuwait salmiya / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Felt some worry but it was ok after a quick period  
shiraz / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vibration and rolling / 20-30 s
Salmiya / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Shaken  
Darenjan siakh shiraz / Light shaking (MMI IV) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 20-30 s : We were sitting inside our outdoor chalet it was qualité alarming and shaky.  
Sharq, Kuwait City / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 15-20 s
Abu Halifa, Kuwait / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short
Farwaniya / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging
Salmiya / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s
Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh / not felt
Khaitan / not felt
Kuwait / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 10-15 s : Shook for a few seconds  
Salmiya / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s : I feel shake my bed  
Kuwait city / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : Lengthy  
bushehr / Light shaking (MMI IV)
KUWAIT / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Salmiya kuwait / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 minutes
Kuwait, mangaf / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
Abu halifa kuwait / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short : Xxx  
Salmiya , Block 10 / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 10-15 s
Salmiya / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 20-30 s : Throughout the day for 3 times in 1 hour the shaking was felt for about 20 to 30 seconds each  
Home / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s : My bed was shaking  
Kuwait / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s : Felt Chimes & doors swinging strong  
Kuwait, Salmiya / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / very short : Dizzy  
Shiraz / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 20-30 s
al awqaf complex kuwait / not felt
Kuwait / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 15-20 s
Salwa / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Salmiya / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s : just shaking  
Kuwait, salmiya , saba Street block 10 / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 5-10 s
Salmiya, Kuwait / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 5-10 s
Shiraz / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Fahaheel Kuwait / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s : Shaking while sitting on chait  
Al Fintas, Kuwait / Light shaking (MMI IV) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / very short
Salmiya / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
Midan Hawally / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s
Shiraz / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Ahmadi Fahaheel / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short : Just felp like dizzy ,, but i see some hanger moving .  
Yarmouk / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short
Home / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s : Just felt dizzy  
salmiya kuwait / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s
Block 10, Salmiya, kuwait / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 1-2 s : Felt for sometime  
Mishref / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Salmiya / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Our windchile was shaking and water in bowl was moving we felt dizzy  
Kuwait, Salmiya / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Fintas / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Building shaking  
Salmiya / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging
Salhiya / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : We are on the 8th floor and we can feel the earthquake  
Hawalli / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : I feel shaking  
Kuwait / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short
Nurabad / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s
Salmiya / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / very short
Salmiya / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 15-20 s
Kuwait / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Felt scared  
Abuhalifa / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : I sat on sofa and realised it  
Salmiya, kuwait / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s
Al farwaniyah kuwait / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Fahaheel / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Salmiya / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Shiraz / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Shiraz / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : I felt it in Shiraz  
Al Ahmadi mahboula / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short
Mahboula, Kuwait / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
shiraz / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
Bushehr / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s : Strong  
Abbasiya / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short : Yes, Mild  
Salmiya / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Salmiya / Light shaking (MMI IV) / both vertical and horizontal swinging : Shaking for several minutes  
Farwaniya / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Salmiya / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s
al farwaniya / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : scared  
Salmiya block 10 / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / very short
al rai / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Yasuj / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s
Abdullah Al Salem St. - Baitak Tower / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Salmiya / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
Egaila, Kuwait / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s : Light, lateral movement.  
salmiya, Kuwait / Weak shaking (MMI III) / very short
Eating lunch / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : That’s it  
Abuhalifa / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging : Mild  
Mangaf ahmadi kuwait / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Was sitting on a sofa and felt the shake. Potted plant was also shaking gently which confirmed it .  
Salmiya / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 15-20 s
Salmiya / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s
Salmiya , kuwait / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s
Salmiya / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Salmiya Hawally / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
Jleeb Alshuyokh / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Mahboula, Kuwait / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / very short
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (39 quakes):
  • 28 Jul 2021 07:55 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (13 mi) distance
    | IRSC | Details
  • 26 Jul 2021 03:05 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | IRSC | Details
  • 24 Jul 2021 19:31 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    9 km (5.6 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (13 mi) distance
    | IRSC | Details
  • 24 Jul 2021 00:12 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    9 km (5.6 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | IRSC | Details
  • 23 Jul 2021 15:11 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    9 km (5.6 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | IRSC | Details
  • 23 Jul 2021 04:38 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | IRSC | Details
  • 22 Jul 2021 09:13 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    9 km (5.6 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | IRSC | Details
  • 21 Jul 2021 08:07 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | IRSC | Details
  • 20 Jul 2021 03:32 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    11 km (6.8 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | IRSC | Details
  • 20 Jul 2021 03:12 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    11 km (6.8 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | IRSC | Details
  • 19 Jul 2021 20:32 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | IRSC | Details
  • 19 Jul 2021 08:49 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | IRSC | Details
  • 19 Jul 2021 03:36 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | IRSC | Details
  • 19 Jul 2021 00:12 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    11 km (6.8 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (8 mi) distance
    | IRSC | Details
  • 18 Jul 2021 21:49 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | IRSC | Details
  • 18 Jul 2021 21:44 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | IRSC | Details
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