Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Turkey on Sunday, 12 February 2017 at 13:48 (GMT)

Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - Turkey on Sunday, 12 February 2017 at 13:48 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 10 km depth

12 Feb 13:51 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
Feb 12 13:54: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 4.9.
Date & time: 12 Feb 2017 01:48:17 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.5°N / 26.17°E (Turkey)
Nearest volcano: Kenger (222 km / 138 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) W of Behram (Ayvacık) (pop: 1,100)
15 km (9 mi) N of Míthymna (Lesbos, Greece) (pop: 1,560)
23 km (14 mi) WSW of Ayvacık (pop: 6,880)
35 km (22 mi) SSW of Ezine (Camikebir) (pop: 15,700)
49 km (31 mi) WNW of Ayvalık (pop: 70,000)
76 km (47 mi) SSW of Çanakkale (pop: 87,800)
147 km (91 mi) NW of Izmir (pop: 2,500,600)
151 km (94 mi) NW of Karabağlar (pop: 458,000)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.910 kmTurkeyGFZ
M 5.010 km NEAR THE COAST OF WESTERN TURKEYEMSC
M 5.311 kmGULPINAR-AYVACIK (CANAKKALE) REVISE03 (2017.02.12KOERI-RETMC
M 5.23.3 km- 23km WNW of Behram, TurkeyUSGS
M 4.912 km59 Km NW from MitiliniNOA_HL
M 5.110 kmTurskaSSS

User reports for this quake (48)

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125.8 km S of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Canakkale - Kepez (68.7 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Stipsi Lesvos / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Very strong whole house shaking and swayed for quite a few seconds. Frightening. Can still feel the vibrations.
Mitlini / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was on bed and felt a suddent shift.
Behram ayvacik / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
mithimna (moliovs) Lesbos / Light shaking (MMI IV) : More side to side and stronger than earlier 5. quakes this week. Lasted longer, several seconds.
Mitilini (54.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Orestias (Greece, 223 km N of epicenter) : Mild shake of short duration(6-7sec)felt at third floor in a building,not scary at all (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 151 km SE of epicenter) : Short but sudden stroke (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 74 km N of epicenter) : İt was strong..i was on base floor,felt much also (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 70 km E of epicenter) : Tekrar tekrar sürekli deprem Japonya'ya yı geçtik Akçay dan çok hissediliyor bitsin artık on yıllık limitimizi doldurduk (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 273 km NE of epicenter) : A little shacking (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 46 km S of epicenter) : Dogs didn't take any notice but it was rattling things (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 10 km E of epicenter) : Middle of cooking. Time to turn off the gas but the big shake and noise stopped before I got under the table. Shook crockery but nothing fell. A few wonky pictures. Loud and scary. (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 789 km E of epicenter) : 4-5 seconds (reported through EMSC)
Ruse (Bulgaria, 481 km NW of epicenter) : Не се усети нищо. (reported through EMSC)
Sofia (Bulgaria, 424 km NW of epicenter) : We felt it too on 19th floor. (reported through EMSC)
Haskovo (Bulgaria, 272 km NW of epicenter) : Сградата е стоманобетонова, панелна. (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 251 km E of epicenter) : Bursa da hissedildi.. koltuklar sallandi.. (reported through EMSC)
Çorlu (Turkey, 231 km NE of epicenter) : Sallandik (reported through EMSC)
Komotini (Greece, 187 km NW of epicenter) : Δυνατός (reported through EMSC)
Izmir (Turkey, 150 km SE of epicenter) : Lasted several seconds, very noticeable, dog woke up and looked around, lamps swung but objects did not fall. (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 149 km SE of epicenter) : Lambaları salladı. 3-4 saniye (reported through EMSC)
Alexandroupoli (Greece, 149 km NW of epicenter) : Short but pretty strong tremor just felt here in Alexandroupolis, Greece. (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 144 km SE of epicenter) : Sallandık (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 134 km S of epicenter) : Slight shake but it was felt. (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 95 km SE of epicenter) : The duration was the longest I have felt recently. (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 76 km N of epicenter) : Short time but shaked well (reported through EMSC)
Çanakkale (Turkey, 74 km N of epicenter) : Maybe 4 (reported through EMSC)
Çanakkale (Turkey, 74 km N of epicenter) : Uyuyan insanı uyandıracak kadar güçlü bir depremdi, binadan çatır çatır sesler duyuldu ama ahizeler oynamadı. (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 73 km N of epicenter) : Çanakkale merkezden bile uzun sure hissedildi. (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 70 km E of epicenter) : Çok fena sallandık. Büyük bir gürültüyle geldi. Kısa sürdü ama. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 63 km S of epicenter) : PlomariHouse shook for about 10secs (reported through EMSC)
Varia (Greece, 63 km SE of epicenter) : Windows rattled first then house budge (reported through EMSC)
Mitilini (Greece, 60 km SE of epicenter) : For 6 or 7 seconds (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 59 km N of epicenter) : Light tremor...5sec (reported through EMSC)
Moria (Greece, 54 km SE of epicenter) : for 3 seconds good shaking (reported through EMSC)
Skala Eresou (Greece, 46 km S of epicenter) : In Skala Eressos. The house shaked. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 31 km SE of epicenter) : 15 seconds. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 31 km SE of epicenter) : A few seconds of noise and mild window/bed shaking. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 31 km SE of epicenter) : Short noisy trembling (reported through EMSC)
Stipsi (Greece, 24 km S of epicenter) : it was strong (reported through EMSC)
Stipsi (Greece, 24 km S of epicenter) : Rumbled on for a while (reported through EMSC)
Anaxos Skoutarou (Greece, 23 km S of epicenter) : That one spilt my coffee, dogs getting used to quakes now didn't even move! (reported through EMSC)
Anaxos (Greece, 22 km S of epicenter) : Was standing at the cooker which shook violently for about 5 seconds (reported through EMSC)
Petra (Greece, 22 km S of epicenter) : Shaking again (reported through EMSC)
Petra (Greece, 22 km S of epicenter) : Scary shake.... (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 17 km S of epicenter) : Δυνατος και με περισοτερη διάρκεια (reported through EMSC)
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