Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - ALAKOY-(VAN) (Turkey) on Saturday, 9 March 2019
9 Mar 13:28 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 2 hours 4 minutes.
Depth: 29.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.662°N / 43.2587°E (Turkey)
Nearest volcano: Süphan Dağ (48 km / 30 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
22 km (13 mi) NW of Van (pop: 371,700)
27 km (17 mi) N of Edremit (pop: 7,500)
41 km (26 mi) SW of Erciş (pop: 91,900)
43 km (27 mi) NE of Gevaş (pop: 11,900)
141 km (88 mi) NE of Siirt (pop: 114,000)
148 km (92 mi) W of Khowy (pop: 175,400)
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|
|Sat, 9 Mar 11:24 UTC||M 1.6 / 29.6 km||ALAKOY-(VAN) (Turkey)||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.