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Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - 89km SE of Bandar Bushehr, Iran

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - 89km SE of Bandar Bushehr, Iran on Tuesday, 9 April 2013

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake  - 89km SE of Bandar Bushehr, Iran on Tuesday, 9 April 2013
Date & time: Tuesday, 9 April 2013 11:52 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Tue, 9 Apr 2013 14:52 (Asia/Tehran)
Magnitude: 6.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.4996°N / 51.5907°E (Iran)
Nearest volcano: Qal'eh Hasan Ali (590 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.8*10^14 J (49.4 GWh / 42502 tons of TNT / 2.7 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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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 9 Apr 2013
Tue, 9 Apr 11:52 UTCM 6.3 / 10 kmSOUTHERN IRANEMSC
Tue, 9 Apr 11:52 UTCM 6.4 / 14 kmSouthern IranGFZ
Tue, 9 Apr 11:52 UTCM 6.3 / 10 kmSouthern IranGeoAu

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Al-Khobar sumaou towers / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Dubai, marina plaza / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Dubai, marina plaza / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Dubai, marina plaza / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Alkhobar, Saudi Arabia / MMI III (Weak shaking): Chandelier in my office started shaking.
Saudi Arabia / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Doha, Qatar / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Dammam / MMI IV (Light shaking): my chair swayed for about 10 seconds, when it stopped i went to the other room and asked my colleague, he also felt it and said he saw a hung frame swaying on the wall.
bahrain / MMI V (Moderate shaking): i noticed that my couch moving to right and left
Dubai-Convention Tower / MMI II (Very weak shaking): thinking dizzy - had some coffee
khobar / MMI II (Very weak shaking): 2:55pm local time
Bahrain / MMI IV (Light shaking)
khobar / MMI II (Very weak shaking): shake felt while sitting
dubai / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Diplomatic area- Bahrain / MMI VI (Strong shaking): we all left the buiding, most of us felt didzzy. All the surrounding neighbourhood also left their offices. we stayed alomost 30 minutes outside and then went back to our offices.
dubai, UAE / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Manama, Bahrain / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Dubai UAE / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Dubai UAE / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
United Arab Emirates / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Dammam Saudi Arabia / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Manama Bahrain / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Dubai / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Bahrain / MMI II (Very weak shaking): 5 seconds of slight vibration and shake
Dubai Jebel Ali / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Dubai / MMI III (Weak shaking): All windows blind were suddenly moving. And feel like dizzling when while standing
abu dhabi / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) (524 km SE from epicenter)(no details): We are pretty far from Iran, so I am really suprised I could feel it on the top floor of the building (via EMSC)
(Qatar) (347 km S from epicenter)(no details): Movement felt for about 20 seconds whilst on 9th floor high rise. (via EMSC)
Būshehr (Iran) (88 km NW from epicenter)(no details): this earthquake was somehow strange,since there was no sound and dizziness was the first feeling. (via EMSC)
Dubai (United Arab Emirates) (513 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I felt my chair is swinging and I thought I am feeling fuzzy. quickly I found out that is an earthquake. (via EMSC)
Kuwait City (Kuwait) (365 km W from epicenter)(no details): Felt swaying on 12th floor apartment (via EMSC)
(Qatar) (347 km S from epicenter)(no details): All buildings evacuated (via EMSC)
Dubai (United Arab Emirates) (513 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I wasn't quite sure what it was - thought I was just a little dizzy! (via EMSC)
Kuwait City (Kuwait) (365 km W from epicenter)(no details): my table started shaking and i thought i was dizzy! same for my colleagues and then had an head ache! (via EMSC)
(Qatar) (347 km S from epicenter)(no details): I felt it being at 8th floor height,i thought i was dizzy (via EMSC)
Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) (532 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Only notices the building swaying and saw the effects on the taler plants I have in the apartment. I am on the 12th floor. Did not see anybody evacuate any onter buildings nearby. (via EMSC)
Dubai (United Arab Emirates) (519 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I felt the shake of the 33rd floor building (via EMSC)
Dubai (United Arab Emirates) (519 km SE from epicenter)(no details): First time I felt it in UAE (via EMSC)
Dubai (United Arab Emirates) (519 km SE from epicenter)(no details): i felt i got dizzy and like going to fall down although i was sitting on my chair in office,most of the people around me felt it and few take it serious,we are in our office in the 34th floor in tower in shekh zaid road, the surprising that when few of us run away outside we didn't see any other people coming out from the tower ,even the security guys didn't believe us when we told them ! (via EMSC)
Al Manamah (Bahrain) (279 km S from epicenter)(no details): the feel was not that much in the lower floors but all higher building surrounding us are evacuated. (via EMSC)
Jubail (Saudi Arabia) (258 km SW from epicenter)(no details): felt first time in saudi (via EMSC)

 

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