Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - Iran-Iraq Border Region on Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.8 - 54 km E of Dehlorān, Ilam Province, Iran, miércoles, 15 oct. 2014

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.8 - 54 km E of Dehlorān, Ilam Province, Iran, miércoles, 15 oct. 2014

Moderate magnitude 5.8 earthquake at 10 km depth

15 Oct 13:42 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 6 minutos.
Oct 15 14:10: Magnitud recalculada de 5.4 a 5.8.
Fecha & hora: 15 Oct 2014 13:35:54 UTC
Magnitud: 5.8
Profundidad: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 32.62°N / 47.84°E (Ilam Province, Irán)
Nearby towns and cities:
54 km al E de Dehlorān (pop: 46,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
57 km al SE de Ābdānān (Abdanan) (pop: 19,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
61 km al NO de Susa (Khuzestan) (pop: 52,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
72 km al SE de Darreh Shahr (pop: 25,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
104 km al SSE de Kūhdasht (Lorestān) (pop: 100,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
108 km al SSO de Khorramabad (Lorestān) (pop: 329,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
114 km al NO de Shūshtar (Khuzestan) (pop: 77,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
359 km al O de Isfahán (Isfahan) (pop: 1,547,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
362 km al N de Ciudad de Kuwait (Al Asimah, Kuwait) (pop: 60,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
475 km al SO de Teherán (Tehrān) (pop: 7,153,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Energía liberada estimada: 3.2 x 1013 joules (8.78 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7558 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 5.810 kmIran-Iraq Border RegionGFZ
M 5.810 km IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGIONEMSC
M 5.610 km51km ESE of Dehloran, IranUSGS
M 5.610 kmESE of Dehloran, IranGeoAu

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User reports for this quake (6)

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Shushtar / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Felt like on a big boat with moderate waves and kind of seasick
ahvaz / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Ahvaz (Iran, 158 km SE of epicenter) : I thing it was in iran iraq border region as the last one was (reported through EMSC)
Shush (Iran, 58 km SE of epicenter) : I feel. (reported through EMSC)
Shush (Iran, 58 km SE of epicenter) : I feel this quake. (reported through EMSC)
Ahvaz (Iran, 163 km SE of epicenter) : Seat on the bench that feel the earthquake. (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the M 5.8 terremoto: 54 km al este de Dehlorān, Ilam Province, Irán Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:35

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (32 quakes):
  • 09 Dec 2014 14:22 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (5 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 29 Nov 2014 17:31 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    31 km (19 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 25 Nov 2014 13:04 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    9 km (5.6 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 18 Nov 2014 03:33 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    18 km (11.2 mi) depth
    |
    41 km (26 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 11 Nov 2014 21:06 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (3 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 10 Nov 2014 05:55 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 06 Nov 2014 20:38 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 06 Nov 2014 15:40 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 03 Nov 2014 11:33 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (5 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 01 Nov 2014 14:10 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 27 Oct 2014 15:08 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 26 Oct 2014 19:35 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    2 km (1.2 mi) depth
    |
    44 km (27 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 26 Oct 2014 03:54 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 25 Oct 2014 02:44 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (5 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 19 Oct 2014 17:20 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 19 Oct 2014 16:23 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • Show all

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Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.8 - 54 km E of Dehlorān, Ilam Province, Iran, miércoles, 15 oct. 2014
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