Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Turkey on Thursday, 16 February 2017 at 00:19 (GMT)

Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - Turkey on Thursday, 16 February 2017 at 00:19 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 10 km depth

16 Feb 00:21 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 2 minutes.
Feb 16 00:25: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 4.7.
Date & time: 16 Feb 2017 12:19:02 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.47°N / 26.12°E (Turkey)
Nearest volcano: Kenger (223 km / 139 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (8 mi) NNW of Míthymna (Lesbos, Greece) (pop: 1,560)
18 km (11 mi) W of Behram (Ayvacık) (pop: 1,100)
28 km (18 mi) WSW of Ayvacık (pop: 6,880)
40 km (25 mi) SSW of Ezine (Camikebir) (pop: 15,700)
52 km (32 mi) WNW of Aivali (Ayvalık İlçesi) (pop: 70,000)
80 km (50 mi) SSW of Çanakkale (pop: 87,800)
147 km (91 mi) NW of Izmir (pop: 2,500,600)
150 km (93 mi) NW of Karabağlar (pop: 458,000)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.710 kmTurkeyGFZ
M 4.75 km4.7 NEAR THE COAST OF WESTERN TURKEYEMSC
M 4.714 kmBABAKALE-AYVACIK (CANAKKALE) REVISE01 (2017.02.16KOERI-RETMC
M 4.810 km- 15km NNW of Mithymna, GreeceUSGS
M 4.410.7 km64 Km NW from MitiliniNOA_HL
M 4.510 kmTurskaSSS

User reports for this quake (15)

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Stipsi Lesvos / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Loud rumble house swayed not nice :(
105 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Eremit / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Yatağım sallandı ve hemen uyandım. Ne zaman bitecek bu yaa.. Mein Bett hat ganz schön gewackelt und ich bin sofort aufgewacht. Ich hab langsam die Schnauze voll von diesen bescheuerten Erdbeben...
122.4 km S of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Mithimna-Molivos Lesbos / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Woke up, bed and windows shaking
Sofia (Bulgaria, 427 km NW of epicenter) : Умрете шибани турци (reported through EMSC)
Stipsi (Greece, 26 km SE of epicenter) : Loud rumble then the quake. house swayed. not nice :( (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 200 km NE of epicenter) : çok kısa ama uyandırdı (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 152 km SE of epicenter) : Just a little shaking. 1-2 sec.Çok kısa sürdü, ufak bir sarsıntı olarak hissettim. (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 77 km NE of epicenter) : Uyuyorduk uyandırdı.uzundu (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 76 km NE of epicenter) : Cok kisa ve tek titresim hissettim. (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 76 km E of epicenter) : Akçay.. çok uzun sürdü. Dolap kapakları kütüphane, çok salladı.. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 33 km SE of epicenter) : Short tremble (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 24 km S of epicenter) : Wardrobes. Shook dog barked lastedfew seconds (reported through EMSC)
Petra (Greece, 23 km SE of epicenter) : Definitely woke me up with a strong shake @ Blue Sky Hotel- Andonis V (reported through EMSC)
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