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Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - Iran-Iraq Border Region on Monday, 18 August 2014

Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Iran-Iraq Border Region on Monday, 18 August 2014

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 6.1 quake: Iran-Iraq Border Region on Mon, 18 Aug 02h32, which had occurred 2 hours 54 minutes earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake  - Iran-Iraq Border Region on Monday, 18 August 2014
Aug 18 08:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 5.7.
Date & time: Monday, 18 August 2014 05:25 UTC
Magnitude: 5.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.73°N / 47.83°E (Iran)
Nearest volcano: Damavand (544 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.2*10^13 J (6.22 GWh / 5351 tons of TNT / 0.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 18 Aug 2014
Mon, 18 Aug 05:25 UTCM 5.7 / 10 km IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGIONEMSC
Mon, 18 Aug 05:25 UTCM 5.6 / 10 km45km E of Dehloran, IranUSGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
kuwait, abu halifa / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Abu Halifa Kuwait / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Baghdad / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Mangaf, Kuwait / MMI IV (Light shaking): It was around 5.35 AM Kuwait Time, when both my wife and I noticed shaking of our bed and woke up. We also heard dangling sounds of AC ducts. It lasted for about 10 secs
farwaniya kuwait / MMI III (Weak shaking): I was lying on sofa with my head resting on Wall and talking to my wife. I started feeling it's moving. Then I looked at lamp, plants they were moving I told my wife is earthquake and start reciting.
susangerd / MMI IV (Light shaking): i was talking on the phone i felt i slept for a second.
khobar, Saudi / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Kuwait fahaheel / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Basrah (Iraq) (231 km S from epicenter)(no details): I fell the morning one at 5,30 am Aug. 18/2014 (via EMSC)
(Iran) (159 km S from epicenter)(no details): Saw my towel in the bathroom swading back and forth after this one. 5 -10 sec long (via EMSC)


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