Sunday, November 25, 2018

6.3R in Iran <--- As Predicted

A powerful 6.3R earthquake has just been reported in Iran-Iraq border, at the location shown in the map above. The event was felt to places over 150km away. USGS said the quake was at a depth of 65 kilometers (40 miles) and struck 114 km northwest of the city of Ilam, close to Iran’s border with Iraq. Our prediction calendar for Iran,  published a month ago, is shown below and the FDL Method peak is shown for your reference.
EDITED: There has been already a few aftershocks and an aftershock of 5.6R as can be seen from the announcement in EMSC

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Magnitudemb 6.3
Date time2018-11-25 16:37:34.5 UTC
Location34.16 N ; 45.69 E
Depth46 km
Distances148 km NE of Baghdad, Iraq / pop: 5,673,000 / local time: 19:37:35.3 2018-11-25
101 km NW of Īlām, Iran, Islamic Republic of / pop: 141,000 / local time: 20:07:35.3 2018-11-25
36 km SW of Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb, Iran, Islamic Republic of / pop: 51,700 / local time: 20:07:35.3 2018-11-25

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