Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - IZMIR KORFEZI (AEGEAN SEA) on Thursday, 24 August 2017
24 Aug 20:15 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 8 minutes.
Depth: 11.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.6987°N / 26.5997°E (Turkey)
Nearest volcano: Kenger (159 km / 99 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) NE of Karaburun (pop: 3,200)
14 km (9 mi) NW of Foça (pop: 15,200)
21 km (13 mi) W of Yenifoça (pop: 3,700)
57 km (35 mi) NW of İzmir (pop: 2,500,600)
59 km (37 mi) NW of Karabağlar (pop: 458,000)
72 km (45 mi) W of Manisa (pop: 244,000)
Primary data source: KOERI-RETMC
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 107 joules (4.4 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Thu, 24 Aug 20:07 UTC||M 1.6 / 11.9 km||IZMIR KORFEZI (AEGEAN SEA)||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 1.6, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.