Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 32 km west of Foca, İzmir, Turkey, on Tuesday, April 7, 1998 at 03:43 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.689°N / 26.384°E↗ (Aegean Sea, Turkey)
Antipode: 38.689°S / 153.616°W↗
Nearest volcano: Kenger (178 km / 111 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (8 mi) WNW of Karaburun (pop: 3,250) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) S of Plomari (Greece) (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) W of Foca (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) N of Cesme (Çeşme) (pop: 21,300) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NNE of Castro (Greece) (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SSE of Polichnitos (Greece) (pop: 2,670) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (33 mi) NW of Urla (pop: 45,200) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) WSW of Candarli (pop: 4,860) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) SW of Dikili (pop: 14,100) --> See nearby quakes!
573 km (356 mi) WSW of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.5||10 km||near the coast of western Turkey||USGS|
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