Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 49 km south of Alanya, Antalya, Turkey, on Thursday, December 5, 1991 at 20:21 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 115 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 114.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.135°N / 31.807°E↗ (Eastern Mediterranean, Turkey)
Antipode: 36.135°S / 148.193°W↗
Nearest volcano: Karadağ (184 km / 114 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (29 mi) SSW of Mahmutlar (Alanya) (pop: 24,200) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) WSW of Gazipasa (Gazipaşa) (pop: 18,400) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) SSW of Alanya (pop: 113,000) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) S of Avsallar (Alanya) (pop: 12,800) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SSE of Manavgat (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) W of Anamur (pop: 57,100) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) SE of Belek (pop: 73,300) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (82 mi) SE of Antalya (pop: 758,200) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) NW of Nicosia (Cyprus) (pop: 200,500) --> See nearby quakes!
431 km (268 mi) SSW of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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