Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Turkey on Friday, 24 March 2017 at 15:19 (GMT)

Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - Turkey on Friday, 24 March 2017 at 15:19 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 10 km depth

24 Mar 15:21 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 2 minutes.
Mar 24 15:26: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.7.
Date & time: 24 Mar 2017 03:19:07 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.53°N / 26.1°E (Turkey)
Nearest volcano: Kenger (227 km / 141 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) WSW of Ayvacık (pop: 6,880)
32 km (20 mi) SSW of Geyikli (pop: 3,030)
35 km (22 mi) SW of Ezine (Camikebir) (pop: 15,700)
55 km (34 mi) W of Altınoluk (Edremit) (pop: 13,800)
56 km (35 mi) WNW of Aivali (pop: 70,000)
75 km (46 mi) SSW of Çanakkale (pop: 87,800)
153 km (95 mi) NW of Izmir (pop: 2,500,600)
157 km (97 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) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.710 kmTurkeyGFZ
M 4.310 km NEAR THE COAST OF WESTERN TURKEYEMSC
M 4.57.9 kmGULPINAR-AYVACIK (CANAKKALE) REVISE01 (2017.03.24KOERI-RETMC
M 4.012 km66 Km NW from MitiliniNOA_HL

User reports for this quake (9)

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111 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Stipsi Lesvos / Light shaking (MMI IV)
(Turkey, 106 km NE of epicenter) : Cok kisa surdu (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 72 km E of epicenter) : Very strong (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 71 km E of epicenter) : A big rumble then over. Not more than 4 seconds. (reported through EMSC)
Mitilini (Greece, 64 km SE of epicenter) : Strong shake. Lasted for two three secs. (reported through EMSC)
Anaxos Skoutarou (Greece, 26 km S of epicenter) : Sat outside, dogs noticed, felt like an articulated lorry had passed at speed (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 22 km S of epicenter) : Shaking lasted 2-3 seconds. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 21 km S of epicenter) : It came on two waves and lasted a few seconds. The house shook. (reported through EMSC)
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