Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 56 km southeast of Beykonak, Antalya, Turkey, on Thursday, September 3, 1987 at 12:39 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 45 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 45.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.895°N / 30.623°E↗ (Eastern Mediterranean, Turkey)
Antipode: 35.895°S / 149.377°W↗
Nearest volcano: Gölcük (203 km / 126 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
56 km (35 mi) SSE of Beykonak (pop: 30,300) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) SE of Finike (pop: 9,250) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) S of Tekirova (pop: 20,000) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) ESE of Demre (pop: 14,400) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) S of Kemer (pop: 17,300) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) ESE of Kas (pop: 7,800) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (69 mi) S of Muratpaşa (pop: 450,000) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) S of Antalya (pop: 758,200) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (77 mi) SW of Manavgat (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
489 km (304 mi) SSW of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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