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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Iran-Iraq Border Region on Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - Iran-Iraq Border Region on Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake  - Iran-Iraq Border Region on Wednesday, 20 August 2014
Aug 20 11:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.6.
Date & time: Wed, 20 Aug 10:14:16 UTC
Magnitude: 5.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.66°N / 47.86°E (Iran)
Nearest volcano: Damavand (546 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 20 Aug 2014
Wed, 20 Aug 10:14 UTCM 5.6 / 10 km IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Wed, 20 Aug 10:14 UTCM 5.7 / 10 km50km E of Dehloran, Iran[Map]USGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Baghdad / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
baghdad / MMI IV (Light shaking): 6th floor of building desk swaying and the floor moving
Amarah in Iraq / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
Amarah in Iraq / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
Mahboulla (391 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Lights swinging, water in bowl on floor moving with the motion 9th floor apartment at 13.19
susangerd iran / MMI IV (Light shaking): the lamp was shaking and the ground too
Hawally (Kuwait) (353 km S from epicenter)(no details): It was weaker but seemed to last longer than the 6.2 several days ago. (via EMSC)
Shūsh (Iran) (61 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I felt. (via EMSC)
Ahvaz (Iran) (160 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Just shock us (via EMSC)
Susangerd (Iran) (119 km S from epicenter)(no details): The lamp was shaking and the ground too.i was using internet I felt I am moving and it was shaking. (via EMSC)
Susangerd (Iran) (119 km S from epicenter)(no details): The lamp was shaking and the ground too.i was using internet I felt I am moving and it was shaking. (via EMSC)
(Iraq) (101 km S from epicenter)(no details): We feel  (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 20 Aug 10:28 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info] IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Wed, 20 Aug 10:31 UTCM 3.6 / 10 km - [info] IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Wed, 20 Aug 10:37 UTCM 3.6 / 10 km - [info] IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Wed, 20 Aug 11:52 UTCM 3.8 / 10 km - [info] IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Wed, 20 Aug 12:07 UTCM 3.5 / 10 km - [info] IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Wed, 20 Aug 12:52 UTCM 3.7 / 10 km - [info] IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Wed, 20 Aug 13:13 UTCM 3.9 / 8 km - [info] IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Wed, 20 Aug 17:30 UTCM 3.9 / 10 km - [info] IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Wed, 20 Aug 18:12 UTCM 3.5 / 10 km - [info] IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Wed, 20 Aug 18:35 UTCM 3.7 / 10 km - [info] IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Wed, 20 Aug 18:45 UTCM 3.5 / 10 km - [info] IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Wed, 20 Aug 19:03 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info]Iran-Iraq Border Region[Map]GFZ
Wed, 20 Aug 19:31 UTCM 3.8 / 8 km - [info] IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Wed, 20 Aug 22:45 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info]Iran-Iraq Border Region[Map]GFZ
Wed, 20 Aug 22:45 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info] IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 (6 earthquakes)
Thu, 21 Aug 00:25 UTCM 4.3 / 2 km - [info] IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Thu, 21 Aug 00:25 UTCM 4.3 / 10 km - [info]Iran-Iraq Border Region[Map]GFZ
Thu, 21 Aug 22:17 UTCM 4.1 / 10 km - [info] IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Thu, 21 Aug 22:23 UTCM 3.5 / 9 km - [info] IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Thu, 21 Aug 23:15 UTCM 4.4 / 10 km - [info]Iran-Iraq Border Region[Map]GFZ
Thu, 21 Aug 23:41 UTCM 3.6 / 8 km - [info] IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 (10 earthquakes)
Fri, 22 Aug 01:02 UTCM 3.7 / 8 km - [info] IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Fri, 22 Aug 07:29 UTCM 4.1 / 2 km - [info] IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Fri, 22 Aug 07:29 UTCM 4.3 / 10 km - [info]Iran-Iraq Border Region[Map]GFZ
Fri, 22 Aug 09:52 UTCM 4.0 / 8 km - [info]WESTERN IRAN[Map]EMSC
Fri, 22 Aug 10:39 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info]38km E of Dehloran, Iran[Map]USGS
Fri, 22 Aug 10:40 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info]Iran-Iraq Border Region[Map]GFZ
Fri, 22 Aug 10:41 UTCM 4.9 / 8 km - [info] IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Fri, 22 Aug 12:27 UTCM 3.5 / 7 km - [info] IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Fri, 22 Aug 13:29 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info]Iran-Iraq Border Region[Map]GFZ
Fri, 22 Aug 14:31 UTCM 3.9 / 8 km - [info] IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Sat, 23 Aug 2014 (6 earthquakes)
Sat, 23 Aug 04:58 UTCM 4.3 / 10 km - [info]16km ESE of Abdanan, Iran[Map]USGS
Sat, 23 Aug 20:05 UTCM 5.3 / 10 km - [info]Iran-Iraq Border Region[Map]GFZ
Sat, 23 Aug 20:18 UTCM 3.9 / 80 km - [info] IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Sat, 23 Aug 20:34 UTCM 4.0 / 11 km - [info] IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Sat, 23 Aug 21:13 UTCM 3.6 / 10 km - [info] IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Sat, 23 Aug 22:31 UTCM 4.2 / 69 km - [info]Iran-Iraq Border Region[Map]GFZ
Sun, 24 Aug 2014
Sun, 24 Aug 00:21 UTCM 3.9 / 5 km - [info] IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Sun, 24 Aug 01:06 UTCM 3.5 / 8 km - [info] IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Sun, 24 Aug 01:28 UTCM 4.0 / 10 km - [info]7km WNW of Al `Amarah, Iraq[Map]USGS
Sun, 24 Aug 01:29 UTCM 4.0 / 5 km - [info] IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Sun, 24 Aug 02:44 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info]Iran-Iraq Border Region[Map]GFZ
Mon, 25 Aug 2014
Mon, 25 Aug 06:01 UTCM 4.6 / 40 km - [info]Iran-Iraq Border Region[Map]GFZ
Mon, 25 Aug 07:42 UTCM 3.6 / 10 km - [info] IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 (6 earthquakes)
Tue, 26 Aug 01:12 UTCM 3.6 / 2 km - [info] IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Tue, 26 Aug 01:12 UTCM 4.4 / 10 km - [info]Iran-Iraq Border Region[Map]GFZ
Tue, 26 Aug 01:12 UTCM 2.9 / 40 km - [info] IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Tue, 26 Aug 02:15 UTCM 3.6 / 11 km - [info] IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Tue, 26 Aug 03:57 UTCM 4.0 / 2 km - [info] IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION[Map]EMSC
Tue, 26 Aug 03:57 UTCM 4.4 / 10 km - [info]Iran-Iraq Border Region[Map]GFZ

 

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