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Minor mag. 3.2 earthquake - Turkey-iraq Border Region on Thursday, 15 August 2019

Minor mag. 3.2 earthquake  - Turkey-iraq Border Region on Thursday, 15 August 2019
15 Aug 15:14 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 29 minutes.
Aug 15 17:12: Magnitude recalculated from 3.3 to 3.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 0.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 0.0 to 5.0 km.
Date & time: Thursday, 15 August 2019 14:46 UTC
Magnitude: 3.2
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.57°N / 43.88°E (Turkey)
Nearest volcano: Süphan Dağ (170 km / 106 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (8 mi) E of Hakkari (pop: 77,700)
36 km (22 mi) W of Yüksekova (pop: 71,700)
43 km (27 mi) NE of Çukurca (pop: 8,800)
105 km (66 mi) W of Orūmīyeh (pop: 577,300)
153 km (95 mi) NE of Mosul (pop: 1,739,800)
155 km (96 mi) N of Erbil (pop: 932,800)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 15 Aug 14:46 UTCM 3.2 / 5 kmTurkey-iraq Border RegionEMSC
Thu, 15 Aug 14:46 UTCM 3.3 / 5 kmBaykoy-(hakkari) (Turkey)KOERI-RETMC

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Minor mag. 3.2 earthquake - Turkey-iraq Border Region on Thursday, 15 August 2019

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