Strong Earthquake Northern And Central Iran 05-Apr-17 (E170950609)

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Derived from USGS and other event data. See details below.
Automated Preliminary Details – subject to review.

Magnitude 6.1 [subject to review and confirmation]

Small Location map

  • Date-Time: 2017-04-05T06:09:12.460Z (utc)
  • Earthquake location: 35.800°N, 60.436°E
  • Seismic Region: 29 – Western Asia
  • Seismic Geo Area: 3480 – Northern And Central Iran
  • Earthquake depth: 13.0 km
  • Tsunamigenic: No. (Not tsunamigenic or unknown at this time)
  • Felt reports?: YES
  • Status: Reviewed
  • Event ID: us10008ei0
  • Version Timestamp : 2017-04-05T08:59:59.769Z

Event and Aftershocks
This link shows the event and any aftershocks during the following month using the IRIS Earthquake Browser Historical Information
Mag 6+ events in region in the last 20 years ~500 miles radius of the event (Max 100) from IRIS
(The current event may not appear for a few minutes or so after the time.)
The above events in the IRIS Earthquake Browser 3D viewer
Location map


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2 Responses to Strong Earthquake Northern And Central Iran 05-Apr-17 (E170950609)

  1. daaixin says:

    THANKS for the wonderful service your quake & volcano threads have provided many thousands of your readers.

    May the tyrannical sorts heading ATS reap what they have so callousedly, irrationally, arbitrarily & terminally ignorantly dished out to great blokes like y’all. . . . particularly the very arbitrary and often very hypocritical extremely biased sorts of mods that too often have too much power.

    Personally, I believe you’d be better off and your readers would be better of and more free to share honest information if you moved such threads to WORD PRESS or GOPBRIEFING ROOM or any number of other places.

    Not being able to robustly discuss such things on ATS is myopic, narrowly rigid, tyrannical, cheekily insulting to the membership and contrary to the free flow of information that ATS supposedly stands for. They make it sound as though the serfs and slaves cannot be allowed to or are too low ranking to discuss such things in a responsible, civil manner . . . while probably, the ATS hierarchy simply is not up to dealing with that robust a give and take discussion and is too brittle, thin-skinned and arrogant to tolerate likely comments.

    I just think the stink on your hands would leave faster if you moved to another net venue.

    I’m a long term and fierce supporter of y’all.

    And, yeah, my emancipation from the idiocies of ATS has been liberating, peaceful and comforting.

    By all means, please carry on your good work.

    Da Ai

    • PuterMan says:

      Thanks for those kind words. I have passed them on to Muzzy. I am considering starting a forum just for earthquakes – it will probably be Muzzy has said is is interested. It will probably happen sometime in or after May.

      Look forward yo seeing you there!

      Thanks again. PuterMan

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