Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - Tunceli, 30 km northwest of Elâzığ, Elazığ, Turkey, on Thursday, 27 October 2016 at 18:24 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 8 km depth
27 Oct 18:35 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 11 minutes.
Date & time: 27 Oct 2016 18:24:14 UTC
Depth: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.88°N / 39°E (Tunceli, Turkey)
Nearest volcano: Karaca Dağ (149 km / 93 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (15 mi) ENE of Keban (Elazığ) (pop: 5,840) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) ESE of Ağın (Elazığ) (pop: 4,010) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) W of Pertek (pop: 6,840) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) NW of Elâzığ (Elazığ) (pop: 298,000) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) SW of Hozat (pop: 8,110) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) NNE of Baskil (Elazığ) (pop: 15,900) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) WSW of Tunceli (pop: 29,100) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) NE of Malatya (pop: 441,800) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) NW of Diyarbakır (pop: 644,800) --> See nearby quakes!
541 km (336 mi) E of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.0||8 km||EASTERN TURKEY||EMSC|
|M 2.9||8 km||KONAKLAR-PERTEK (TUNCELI)||KOERI-RETMC|
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