Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Turkey on Tuesday, 7 February 2017 at 02:24 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Turkey on Tuesday, 7 February 2017 at 02:24 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 10 km depth

7 Feb 02:26 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 2 minutes.
Feb 7 02:30: Magnitude recalculated from 5.7 to 5.1.
Date & time: 7 Feb 2017 02:24:05 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.47°N / 26.14°E (Turkey)
Nearest volcano: Kenger (219 km / 136 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
39 km (24 mi) SW of Ezine (Camikebir) (pop: 15,700)
51 km (31 mi) NW of Ayvalık (pop: 70,000)
53 km (33 mi) SW of Altınoluk (Edremit) (pop: 13,800)
80 km (50 mi) SW of Çanakkale (pop: 87,800)
146 km (91 mi) NW of İzmir (pop: 2,500,600)
268 km (166 mi) NE of Athens (Greece) (pop: 664,000)
294 km (183 mi) SW of Istanbul (pop: 14,804,100)
486 km (302 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 5.12 km NEAR THE COAST OF WESTERN TURKEYEMSC
M 5.35 kmGULPINAR-AYVACIK (CANAKKALE) REVISE01 (2017.02.07KOERI-RETMC
M 5.020 kmGreece [Sea]INGV
M 5.36.8 km- 19km NNW of Mithymna, GreeceUSGS
M 5.225 km55 Km NW from MitiliniNOA_HL
M 5.25 kmTurskaSSS
M 5.38 kmNorwayNNSN

User reports for this quake (28)

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Molivos, Lesvos, Greece / Light shaking (MMI IV) : doors rattle, bed and walls vibrate, woke up
122.4 km S of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
138.6 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Mytilini (54.5 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Istanbul / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Molivos Lesbos (31.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Bed shook, windows rattled, I woke up.
İZmir / Light shaking (MMI IV)
1568.8 km E of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Izmir (Turkey, 152 km SE of epicenter) : Woke me up from sleep (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 372 km W of epicenter) : 2nd earthquake at approximately the same time in 24 hours. (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 143 km SE of epicenter) : Uykudan uyandırdı ve uzun sürdü (reported through EMSC)
Plomari (Greece, 65 km S of epicenter) : Woke us up, skaking lasted about 10 to 15 seconds. (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 12 km E of epicenter) : Asleep this time. Noisy but it was as if the rumbling came with the shaking not before. Doors and windows rattled. Lasted for maybe 15 secs. It felt like a large train was hurtling through our bedroom. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 276 km SW of epicenter) : My wife felt it while she was sleeping! !!!!A small movement of the bed. (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 199 km NE of epicenter) : Tekirdag (reported through EMSC)
Izmir (Turkey, 152 km SE of epicenter) : Chandeliers have shaken. (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 76 km N of epicenter) : Öncekilerin kopyası gibi... Uyandırdı. (reported through EMSC)
Mitilini (Greece, 61 km SE of epicenter) : Woke me up, other people too. It had to be strong, I usually sleep deeply. (reported through EMSC)
Mitilini (Greece, 61 km SE of epicenter) : Short tremble, woke me up. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 372 km W of epicenter) : Slight horizontal movement for 2-3 seconds , then a pause for 1-2 secs and again horizontal slight movement for 2-3 secs. It was very very light but distinct. Also the dog barked once !! (reported through EMSC)
Komotini (Greece, 188 km NW of epicenter) : Noticeable. Woke me up. Not much noise but strong tremors (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 144 km SE of epicenter) : Catched me at sleep..Everywhere was shaked. (reported through EMSC)
Vrontados (Greece, 123 km S of epicenter) : intensity higher than noon quake (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 78 km NW of epicenter) : I woke up by the shake. (reported through EMSC)
Mitilini (Greece, 61 km SE of epicenter) : Bigger than yesterday (reported through EMSC)
Mitilini (Greece, 61 km SE of epicenter) : Bigger than yesterday..!!!! (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 56 km E of epicenter) : Getting worst... (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 18 km SE of epicenter) : Woke us from sleep. Lasted for 4-5 seconds. (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake Turkey 7 February 02:24 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1939 quakes):
  • 07 Apr 2017 21:42 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    10.6 km (6.6 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 07 Apr 2017 18:01 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    4.8 km (3 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 07 Apr 2017 17:19 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    15.3 km (9.5 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 07 Apr 2017 16:55 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 07 Apr 2017 14:46 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 07 Apr 2017 04:32 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    14.9 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 07 Apr 2017 02:22 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 06 Apr 2017 22:08 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    12.4 km (7.7 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 06 Apr 2017 01:32 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    6.6 km (4.1 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 06 Apr 2017 00:34 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    5.7 km (3.5 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 05 Apr 2017 06:20 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    6.5 km (4 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 05 Apr 2017 04:01 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    3 km (1.9 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (8 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 05 Apr 2017 01:58 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    7.8 km (4.8 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 05 Apr 2017 01:15 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    6.9 km (4.3 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 04 Apr 2017 23:34 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    5.5 km (3.4 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 04 Apr 2017 22:00 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    6.6 km (4.1 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
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