Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - WESTERN TURKEY on Tuesday, 15 August 2017
15 Aug 18:31 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 15 minutes.
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.9°N / 27.36°E (Turkey)
Nearest volcano: Kenger (98 km / 61 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) S of Kınık (pop: 10,800)
25 km (16 mi) E of Yenişakran (pop: 3,600)
26 km (16 mi) NW of Saruhanlı (pop: 12,900)
58 km (36 mi) NE of İzmir (pop: 2,500,600)
62 km (38 mi) NE of Karabağlar (pop: 458,000)
196 km (122 mi) NW of Denizli (pop: 313,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Tue, 15 Aug 18:16 UTC||M 2.3 / 7 km||WESTERN TURKEY||EMSC|
|Tue, 15 Aug 18:16 UTC||M 2.4 / 10.5 km||RECEPLI-(MANISA)||KOERI-RETMC|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.3, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.