Mag. 3.6 earthquake - Sea of Marmara, 8.8 km northwest of Yalova, Turkey, on Saturday, 9 July 2016 at 14:20 (GMT)

Mag. 3.6 earthquake  - Sea of Marmara, 8.8 km northwest of Yalova, Turkey, on Saturday, 9 July 2016 at 14:20 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 7 km depth

9 Jul 14:24 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 3 minutes.
Jul 9 14:36: Magnitude recalculated from 3.5 to 3.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.1 to 6.8 km.
Date & time: 9 Jul 2016 14:20:51 UTC
Magnitude: 3.6
Depth: 6.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.706°N / 29.197°E (Sea of Marmara, Turkey)
Nearest volcano: Kenger (240 km / 149 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) NNE of Koruköy (pop: 3,050) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (5 mi) NW of Yalova (pop: 71,300) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) WSW of Gebze (pop: 281,400) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) S of Maltepe (pop: 427,000) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NNW of Orhangazi (pop: 51,800) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SSW of Sultanbeyli (pop: 286,600) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SSE of Ataşehir (pop: 361,600) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) S of Sancaktepe (pop: 241,000) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SSE of Istanbul (pop: 14,804,100) --> See nearby quakes!
322 km (200 mi) WNW of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) SSW of Şemsiye Adası Island --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) E of Avşa Adası Island --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SSE of Chalki Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KOERI-RETMC (Kandilli Oservatory and Earthquake Research Institute in Istanbul)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.66.8 kmYALOVA ACIKLARI (MARMARA SEA) REVISE01 (2016.07.09KOERI-RETMC
M 3.47 km WESTERN TURKEYEMSC

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Yalova (7.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Yalova (7.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
(Turkey, 52 km NW of epicenter) : Pek hissedilmedi (reported through EMSC)
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Mag. 3.6 earthquake - Sea of Marmara, 8.8 km northwest of Yalova, Turkey, on Saturday, 9 July 2016 at 14:20 (GMT)
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