Mag. 4.5 earthquake - Turkey on Thursday, 23 February 2017 at 01:55 (GMT)

Mag. 4.5 earthquake  - Turkey on Thursday, 23 February 2017 at 01:55 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 10 km depth

23 Feb 01:57 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 2 minutes.
Feb 23 02:01: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.5.
Date & time: 23 Feb 2017 01:55:15 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.51°N / 26.11°E (Turkey)
Nearest volcano: Kenger (224 km / 139 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) WSW of Ayvacık (pop: 6,880)
34 km (21 mi) SSW of Geyikli (pop: 3,030)
36 km (23 mi) SSW of Ezine (Camikebir) (pop: 15,700)
54 km (34 mi) W of Altınoluk (Edremit) (pop: 13,800)
54 km (34 mi) WNW of Aivali (pop: 70,000)
76 km (47 mi) SSW of Çanakkale (pop: 87,800)
151 km (94 mi) NW of Izmir (pop: 2,500,600)
154 km (96 mi) NW of Karabağlar (pop: 458,000)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.510 kmTurkeyGFZ
M 4.510 km NEAR THE COAST OF WESTERN TURKEYEMSC
M 4.57.3 kmGULPINAR-AYVACIK (CANAKKALE) REVISE01 (2017.02.23KOERI-RETMC
M 4.212 km67 Km NW from MitiliniNOA_HL

User reports for this quake (8)

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Mithimna-Molivos Lesbos (11.3 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Woke to slight back and forth movement of bed, less intense than earlier quaked where there was up and down movement and rattling of shutters and bed.
(Turkey, 71 km E of epicenter) : Uykudan uyandırıp , noluyor yine mi deprem diye aptallaştırdı.. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 66 km S of epicenter) : PlomariWoke me up! (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 347 km E of epicenter) : Kocaeli'den hissedildi (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 196 km NE of epicenter) : 2 3 saniye salladı (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 107 km SE of epicenter) : Lasted for longer than 5 seconds. (reported through EMSC)
Petra (Greece, 28 km S of epicenter) : Another Shake (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 24 km SE of epicenter) : Shaking woke us from sleep. Lasted about 2 seconds. (reported through EMSC)
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