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Terremoto moderato mag. 4.2 - Iraq, 16 km a ovest da Marivan, Kurdistan Province, Iran, venerdì, 12 ago 2022 13:24 (GMT +4:30) -

Terremoto moderato mag. 4.2 - Iraq, 16 km a ovest da Marivan, Kurdistan Province, Iran, venerdì, 12 ago 2022 13:24 (GMT +4:30) Terremoto moderato mag. 4.2 - Iraq, 16 km a ovest da Marivan, Kurdistan Province, Iran, venerdì, 12 ago 2022 13:24 (GMT +4:30)

Terremoto moderato magnitudine 4.2 a 10 km di profondità

12 Aug 09:08 UTC: Primo a segnalare: USGS dopo 14 minuti.
Update Fri, 12 Aug 2022, 09:18

Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake 14 km southeast of Penjwin, Iraq

4.2 quake 12 Aug 1:24 pm (GMT +4:30)
4.2 quake 12 Aug 1:24 pm (GMT +4:30)
The United States Geological Survey reported a magnitude 4.2 quake in Iraq near Penjwin, Penjwin District, Sulaymaniyah, only 23 minutes ago. The earthquake hit around noon on Friday, August 12th, 2022, at 12:54 pm local time at a shallow depth of 10 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
A second report was later issued by the citizen-seismograph network of RaspberryShake, which listed it as a magnitude 4.2 earthquake as well. A third agency, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), reported the same quake at magnitude 4.2.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Penjwin (pop. 27,100) located 14 km from the epicenter, Marivan (pop. 91,700) 16 km away, and Halabja (pop. 57,300) 36 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Bani (pop. 104,800) located 56 km from the epicenter, Paveh (pop. 17,800) 60 km away, Saqqez (pop. 151,200) 86 km away, Sanandaj (pop. 349,200) 92 km away, and Sanandaj (pop. 349,200) 92 km away.

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Dettagli del sismo

Data e ora12 Aug 2022 08:54:49 UTC -
Ora locale all'epicentrovenerdì, 12 ago 2022 13:24 (GMT +4:30)
Prof.10.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine35.5031°N / 46.006°E (Kurdistan Province, Iraq)
Antipode35.503°S / 133.994°W
Intensità di scuotimentoScuotimento debole
Sentito1 rapporto
Fonte dati primariaUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Luoghi vicini14 km SSE da Penjwin (Sulaymaniyah) (pop: 27,100) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
16 km O da Marivan (Kordestān, Iran) (pop: 91,700) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
36 km N da Halabja (Sulaymaniyah) (pop: 57,300) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
56 km SSE da Bani (Kordestān, Iran) (pop: 104,800) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
60 km NNO da Paveh (Kermānshāh, Iran) (pop: 17,800) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
92 km ONO da Sanandaj (Kordestān, Iran) (pop: 349,200) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
276 km ESE da Mossul (Nīnawá) (pop: 1,739,800) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
282 km NNE da Baghdad (pop: 7,216,000) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
Meteo all'epicentro al momento del sismoClear Sky 38°C (100 F), humidity: 10%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from SW
Energia sismica rilasciata stimata1.3 x 1011 joules (35 MWh, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
4.210 kmIran: 14 Km SSE of Baynjiwayn, IraqUSGS
3.79 km28 Km of Saqlawah, IraqIRSC
4.210 kmIran-Iraq Border RegionRaspberryShake


Seismic station: Garni, Armenia (GNI/IU network) | Distance from quake: 528 km / 328 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Garni, Armenia: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
D (1.3 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / very short

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