Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 26 km northwest of Van, Turkey, on Monday, November 21, 2011 at 21:00 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 5 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.695°N / 43.236°E↗ (Van, Turkey)
Antipode: 38.695°S / 136.764°W↗
Nearest volcano: Süphan Dağ (44 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) NNW of Van (pop: 371,700) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) N of Edremit (pop: 7,460) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SSW of Erciş (pop: 91,900) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) ESE of Adilcevaz (Bitlis) (pop: 52,800) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) NNE of Vaston (Gevaş) (pop: 11,900) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) E of Ahlat (Bitlis) (pop: 64,700) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) SSE of Patnos (Ağrı) (pop: 87,500) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SE of Malazgirt (Muş) (pop: 26,100) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) ENE of Tatvan (Bitlis) (pop: 73,200) --> See nearby quakes!
903 km (561 mi) E of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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