Minor mag. 1.4 earthquake - CUKURKOY-MENEMEN (IZMIR) on Wednesday, 20 September 2017
20 Sep 16:18 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 6 minutes.
Depth: 6.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.7032°N / 27.1085°E (Turkey)
Nearest volcano: Kenger (115 km / 71 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) NE of Menemen (pop: 53,500)
16 km (10 mi) SE of Aliağa (pop: 44,900)
21 km (13 mi) S of Yenişakran (pop: 3,600)
32 km (20 mi) N of İzmir (pop: 2,500,600)
37 km (23 mi) N of Karabağlar (pop: 458,000)
196 km (122 mi) NW of Merkezefendi (pop: 280,300)
Primary data source: KOERI-RETMC
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 106 joules (2.21 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Wed, 20 Sep 16:12 UTC||M 1.4 / 6.8 km||CUKURKOY-MENEMEN (IZMIR)||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 1.4, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.