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M5.5 earthquake - 39km W of Ahar, Iran, Wednesday, 7 November 2012 at 06:26 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - 39km W of Ahar, Iran on Wednesday, 7 November 2012

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - 39km W of Ahar, Iran on Wednesday, 7 November 2012
Date & time: Wed, 7 Nov 06:26:33 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Wed, 7 Nov 2012 10:26 (Asia/Tehran)
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.4721°N / 46.6126°E (Iran)
Nearest volcano: Sahand (82 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.1*10^13 J (3.12 GWh / 2682 tons of TNT / 0.2 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report.
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- Merci!.

Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 7 Nov 2012
Wed, 7 Nov 06:26 UTCM 5.4 / 10 kmNORTHWESTERN IRANEMSC
Wed, 7 Nov 06:26 UTCM 5.6 / 5 km IRANBogazici Uni.
Wed, 7 Nov 06:26 UTCM 5.4 / 15 kmArmenia-Azerbaijan-Iran Border Reg.BMKG

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Tabriz (Iran) (50 km SW from epicenter)(no details): I slept late last night so I was sleeping @ 10 A.M. ( local earthquake time ) . my bed,chair,computer desk and everything shaked and I ran out ! everybody came to streets , we're worry about next ones! (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 7 Nov 06:44 UTCM 3.5 / 2 km - [info]NORTHWESTERN IRAN[Map]EMSC
Wed, 7 Nov 07:02 UTCM 3.9 / 10 km - [info]NORTHWESTERN IRAN[Map]EMSC
Wed, 7 Nov 16:21 UTCM 4.1 / 10 km - [info]45km SSW of Ahar, Iran[Map]USGS
Thu, 8 Nov 2012
Thu, 8 Nov 02:02 UTCM 3.0 / 14 km - [info] AZERBAIJAN[Map]EMSC
Thu, 8 Nov 09:45 UTCM 4.4 / 10.1 km - [info]27km WSW of Ahar, Iran[Map]USGS
Sat, 10 Nov 2012
Sat, 10 Nov 13:48 UTCM 4.0 / 15 km - [info]NORTHWESTERN IRAN[Map]EMSC
Mon, 12 Nov 2012
Mon, 12 Nov 12:10 UTCM 3.8 / 20 km - [info]NORTHWESTERN IRAN[Map]EMSC
Thu, 15 Nov 2012
Thu, 15 Nov 01:02 UTCM 3.9 / 2 km - [info]NORTHWESTERN IRAN[Map]EMSC
Fri, 16 Nov 2012
Fri, 16 Nov 03:58 UTCM 4.9 / 5.2 km - [info]30km W of Ahar, Iran[Map]USGS
Sat, 17 Nov 2012
Sat, 17 Nov 14:52 UTCM 3.5 / 20 km - [info]NORTHWESTERN IRAN[Map]EMSC
Mon, 26 Nov 2012
Mon, 26 Nov 01:40 UTCM 3.5 / 2 km - [info]NORTHWESTERN IRAN[Map]EMSC
Mon, 26 Nov 23:17 UTCM 3.0 / 7 km - [info] TURKEY-IRAN BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Wed, 28 Nov 2012
Wed, 28 Nov 00:34 UTCM 3.5 / 2 km - [info] TURKEY-IRAN BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Sat, 22 Dec 2012
Sat, 22 Dec 19:53 UTCM 2.7 / 5 km - [info] TURKEY-IRAN BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Sun, 23 Dec 2012
Sun, 23 Dec 06:38 UTCM 5.2 / 10.5 km - [info]10km WSW of Khvoy, Iran[Map]USGS
Sun, 23 Dec 07:12 UTCM 4.1 / 10 km - [info]23km S of Khvoy, Iran[Map]USGS
Sun, 23 Dec 09:51 UTCM 3.0 / 2 km - [info] TURKEY-IRAN BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Wed, 26 Dec 2012
Wed, 26 Dec 03:56 UTCM 3.0 / 7 km - [info] TURKEY-IRAN BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Thu, 27 Dec 2012
Thu, 27 Dec 21:01 UTCM 3.1 / 5 km - [info] TURKEY-IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Fri, 28 Dec 2012
Fri, 28 Dec 00:17 UTCM 3.7 / 5 km - [info]NORTHWESTERN IRAN[Map]EMSC

 

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