Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Turkey on Monday, 6 February 2017 - information

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Turkey on Monday, 6 February 2017 at 03:51 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Turkey on Monday, 6 February 2017 at 03:51 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 10 km depth

6 Feb 03:54 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 2 minutes.
Feb 6 03:58: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 5.1.
Date & time: 6 Feb 2017 03:51:42 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.53°N / 26.15°E (Turkey)
Nearest volcano: Kenger (222 km / 138 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (14 mi) SW of Ayvacık (pop: 6,880)
33 km (20 mi) SW of Ezine (Camikebir) (pop: 15,700)
52 km (33 mi) NW of Ayvalık (pop: 70,000)
73 km (45 mi) SW of Çanakkale (pop: 87,800)
151 km (94 mi) NW of İzmir (pop: 2,500,600)
273 km (169 mi) NE of Athens (Greece) (pop: 664,000)
289 km (180 mi) SW of Istanbul (pop: 14,804,100)
483 km (300 mi) SE of Skopje (Macedonia) (pop: 474,900)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.110 kmTurkeyGFZ
M 5.412 kmGULPINAR-AYVACIK (CANAKKALE) REVISE01 (2017.02.06KOERI-RETMC
M 5.56 km NEAR THE COAST OF WESTERN TURKEYEMSC
M 5.010.1 kmTurkeyINGV
M 5.210 km- 23km NW of Behram, TurkeyUSGS
M 5.014 km62 Km NW from MitiliniNOA_HL
M 5.16 kmNorwayNNSN

User reports for this quake (39)

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Rishikesh / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Molivos, Lesvos, Greece / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke up, outside door and bed shaking about 30 sec.
Alexandroupolis / Weak shaking (MMI III) : It woke me up, felt like someone was shaking my bed for a few seconds and could hear doors and cupboards creak.
Petra Lesvos (22.6 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
izmir (144.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It was a strong shaking even wardrobes moved (reported through our app)
Esenler, istanbul / not felt
Edremit Balıkesir / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was asleep and woke up from the shaking..
Stipsi, Lesvos / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
istanbul / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Pelican Hill residence istanbul (270.7 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Chios (129.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Alexandroupolis / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
İstanbul Bakırköy / Weak shaking (MMI III)
(Turkey, 144 km SE of epicenter) : izmir şehri için genel bir ayrıntı vermek istiyorum. ceşme,karaburun gibi daha yakın yerlerdeki sarsıntıları hissetmiyoruz. çanakkale,bozcaada,kuşadası gibi daha uzak yerdeki sarsıntıları daha net hisseyoruz. özellikle balıkesir kıyıları ve kuşadası körfezi kıyıları (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 280 km NE of epicenter) : I have hanging tubes on wall. They swang for 15 seconds. (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 180 km NE of epicenter) : I felt it was very closed but I learned that was 209 km. far away from me. (reported through EMSC)
Skopje (Macedonia (FYROM), 478 km NW of epicenter) : Woke me up. Slight shaking for 2-3 seconds. (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 143 km SE of epicenter) : I woke up by the shake, first thought it is me shaking but then understood the long lasting quake. I could say it was strong. I don't know why I didn't hear any dog barking. Weird! (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 68 km S of epicenter) : Lasted about 5 seconds and the tremour came in waves (reported through EMSC)
Mithimna (Greece, 23 km S of epicenter) : It did a lot of noise (reported through EMSC)
Kuruoba Köyü (Turkey, 14 km SE of epicenter) : Roaring bang then rumble then shaking. All kitchen cabinet moved from side to side but stayed in place. Continued for maybe 30 secs. (reported through EMSC)
Istanbul (Turkey, 292 km NE of epicenter) : Vertical shake for 5-7 seconds. I was just woke up before the earthquake. Thought wife is shaking her feet. In a few seconds took me to understand bcoz it wasnt strong at beginning. (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 251 km E of epicenter) : Bursa dan hissedildi.. (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 236 km N of epicenter) : Hafif 3-4 sn sallandı. (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 201 km NE of epicenter) : Im living 5th floor, when I was sleeping in my bed its strong shaked then woke me up and it was far away, interesting!! (reported through EMSC)
Komotini (Greece, 182 km NW of epicenter) : It was a light tremble that woke me up. (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 158 km SE of epicenter) : Uzun bir süre sallandik hala etkisindeyiz (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 149 km SE of epicenter) : Uyandırdı... (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 147 km SE of epicenter) : I wake up while i was sleeping feeling the bed moving in a soft way (reported through EMSC)
Alexandroupoli (Greece, 144 km NW of epicenter) : I woke up the same time that the earthquame occured, i don't know if it's a coincidence or not. At the same time my cat started meowing. I felt a slight horizontal movement. (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 69 km N of epicenter) : Feel strong but short. (reported through EMSC)
Çanakkale (Turkey, 69 km N of epicenter) : We felt it.Strong shaking in Canakkale (reported through EMSC)
Varia (Greece, 68 km SE of epicenter) : Sounded like a truck was passing and then felt the earthquake (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 68 km N of epicenter) : Uykudan sallanarak kalktik...umarim bu artçi degildir. (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 68 km N of epicenter) : Kisa sureli, ancak kuvvetli (reported through EMSC)
Mitilini (Greece, 64 km SE of epicenter) : Short Tremble woke me up. (reported through EMSC)
Mitilini (Greece, 64 km SE of epicenter) : Quit strong and very long...wow! (reported through EMSC)
Anaxos (Greece, 28 km S of epicenter) : Woken up bed shaking went on for about 1 minute nothing fell and didn't wake dogs no damage (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 21 km S of epicenter) : Woke us up. Bed shaking. (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake Turkey 6 February 03:51 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3651 quakes):
  • 07 Apr 2017 02:22 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
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    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 07 Apr 2017 02:10 UTC
    | M 1.5 |
    5.4 km (3.4 mi) depth
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    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 06 Apr 2017 22:33 UTC
    | M 1.4 |
    8.6 km (5.3 mi) depth
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    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 06 Apr 2017 22:22 UTC
    | M 1.6 |
    3.2 km (2 mi) depth
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    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 06 Apr 2017 22:16 UTC
    | M 1.4 |
    13.6 km (8.5 mi) depth
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    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 06 Apr 2017 22:08 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    12.4 km (7.7 mi) depth
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    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 06 Apr 2017 21:38 UTC
    | M 1.5 |
    11.3 km (7 mi) depth
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    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 06 Apr 2017 20:31 UTC
    | M 1.1 |
    4.6 km (2.9 mi) depth
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    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 06 Apr 2017 18:13 UTC
    | M 1.8 |
    9.3 km (5.8 mi) depth
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    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 06 Apr 2017 02:43 UTC
    | M 1.7 |
    5.6 km (3.5 mi) depth
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    2 km (1 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 06 Apr 2017 01:32 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    6.6 km (4.1 mi) depth
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    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 06 Apr 2017 00:57 UTC
    | M 1.9 |
    2.6 km (1.6 mi) depth
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    4 km (2 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 06 Apr 2017 00:34 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    5.7 km (3.5 mi) depth
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    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 06 Apr 2017 00:12 UTC
    | M 1.7 |
    7.1 km (4.4 mi) depth
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    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 05 Apr 2017 23:58 UTC
    | M 1.8 |
    10.2 km (6.3 mi) depth
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    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 05 Apr 2017 20:36 UTC
    | M 1.4 |
    5.2 km (3.2 mi) depth
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    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
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