Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 23 km northwest of Van, Turkey, on Monday, November 21, 2011 at 20:55 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 5 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.679°N / 43.264°E↗ (Van, Turkey)
Antipode: 38.679°S / 136.736°W↗
Nearest volcano: Süphan Dağ (47 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (14 mi) NNW of Van (pop: 371,700) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) N of Edremit (pop: 7,460) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (25 mi) SSW of Erciş (pop: 91,900) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NNE of Vaston (Gevaş) (pop: 11,900) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) ESE of Adilcevaz (Bitlis) (pop: 52,800) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (43 mi) E of Ahlat (Bitlis) (pop: 64,700) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) SSE of Patnos (Ağrı) (pop: 87,500) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SE of Malazgirt (Muş) (pop: 26,100) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) ENE of Tatvan (Bitlis) (pop: 73,200) --> See nearby quakes!
906 km (563 mi) E of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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