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REPORT OF THE NOVEMBER 12, 2017 SARPOL-E ZAHAB, KERMANSHAH PROVINCE EARTHQUAKE

On Sunday November 12, 2017, at 18:18:16 UTC, (21:48:16 local time), a strong earthquake with Mw7.3 occurred in the border region between Iran and Iraq in vicinity of the Sarpol-e Zahab town. This earthquake is the largest seismic event after the M7.4, 1909 AD (1287 Shamsi) Sialkhor earthquake near the Borujerd city in the Zagros region.

Iranian Seismological Center (IRSC) reported the epicenter coordinates of the earthquake at 34.77 N and 45.76 E with a focal depth of 18.1 km. This earthquake has been recorded by 109 SSA-2 and CMG5TD strong motion stations of Iran Strong Motion Network (ISMN) in the western and central provinces. The maximum recorded acceleration (raw data) of this event was recorded at Sarpol-e Zahab station with acceleration of about 684 cm/s2.

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