Moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.3 just reported 31 km southeast of Çan, Turkey
Fri, 11 Jun 2021, 02:1602:16 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 occurred early morning on Friday 11 June 2021 at 4:47 am local time near Çan, Canakkale, Turkey, as reported by the National Observatory of Athens (NOA).
4.3 quake 11 Jun 4:47 am (GMT +3)
According to preliminary data, the quake was located at a very shallow depth of 5 km. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. 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.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows, etc.
In Hamdibey (pop. 1,700) located 5 km from the epicenter, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Çan (pop. 26,200) located 31 km from the epicenter, Edremit (pop. 40,800) 35 km away, Gönen (pop. 40,800) 43 km away, Biga (pop. 30,900) 45 km away, and Burhaniye (pop. 38,100) 46 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Canakkale (pop. 87,800) located 84 km from the epicenter, and Canakkale (pop. 87,800) 84 km away.
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Date & time: 11 Jun 4:47 am (GMT +3) local time (11 Jun 2021 01:47 GMT)
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.83°N / 27.31°E (Canakkale, Turkey)
Primary data source: NOA
Fri, 11 Jun 2021, 00:24