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Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - 88km SE of Minab, Iran

Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - 88km SE of Minab, Iran on Saturday, 18 May 2013

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 6.0 quake: 89km ESE of Minab, Iran on Sat, 11 May 02h08
Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake  - 88km SE of Minab, Iran on Saturday, 18 May 2013
Date & time: Sat, 18 May 10:03:18 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sat, 18 May 2013 13:03 (Asia/Tehran)
Magnitude: 5.6
Depth: 9.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 26.6882°N / 57.8114°E (Iran)
Nearest volcano: Bazman (265 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.6*10^13 J (4.4 GWh / 3788 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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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 18 May 2013
Sat, 18 May 10:03 UTCM 5.6 / 10 kmSOUTHERN IRANEMSC
Sat, 18 May 10:03 UTCM 5.5 / 10 kmSouthern IranGFZ

"I felt it" reports:
Dubai, Discovery Gardens / MMI III (Weak shaking): I felt the quake maybe because i was sitting still; it lasted around 10 second aprox
Ras al khaimah (230.1 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): We felt the house is shaking and all the furniture was shaking so much for 1 minute.We are on the 9th floor..I found that people who was on the ground floor didnt feel anything
Sharjah / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt dizziness
Abushagara, sharja / MMI III (Weak shaking): I felt it , Living in Bushagara ,Sharja, U A E
Ras Al Khaimah / not felt: i dont know why i dint felt any shaking here in RAK .. i am on ground floor is it thats why ????
Al Nud,Sharjah,United Arab Emirates (319.9 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Felt the table shaking while having lunch along with mom.Confirmed the news with other friends living in Sharjah.
kalba (485.9 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
dubai / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Sharjah (287.5 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
sharjah / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Jumeirah Lake Towers Dubai UAE (296.8 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): 2:05pm Dubai Time - Lanterns and Wall mounted paintings shook for almost 30 seconds
Sharjah / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Bur dubai (298.5 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Dubai / MMI IV (Light shaking)

 

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