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Minor mag. 3.5 earthquake - Near The Coast Of Western Turkey on Thursday, 1 October 2020

Minor mag. 3.5 earthquake  - Near The Coast Of Western Turkey on Thursday, 1 October 2020
1 Oct 17:47 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
1 Oct 17:48: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 12.0 to 10.0 km (from 7.5 to 6.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.1 km (0.7 mi) towards S.
1 Oct 17:54: Magnitude recalculated from 3.6 to 3.7. Epicenter location corrected by 2.4 km (1.5 mi) towards NNW.
1 Oct 17:59: Magnitude recalculated from 3.7 to 3.5. Epicenter location corrected by 1.4 km (0.9 mi) towards SW.
Date & time: Thursday, 1 October 2020 17:44 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 1 Oct 8:44 pm (GMT +3)
Magnitude: 3.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.95°N / 26.74°E (Turkey)
Nearest volcano: Kenger (150 km / 93 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) SE of Agriliá Kratígou (pop: 100)
17 km (10 mi) W of Çandarlı (pop: 4,900)
17 km (11 mi) SE of Agía Paraskefí Agías Marínis (pop: 100)
69 km (43 mi) NW of İzmir (pop: 2,500,600)
70 km (44 mi) NW of Manisa (pop: 244,000)
73 km (45 mi) NW of Karabağlar (pop: 458,000)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 22°C (72 F), humidity: 53%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from WNW
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
1 Oct 8:44 pm (GMT +3) (1 Oct 17:44:33 UTC)M 3.5 / 10 kmNear The Coast Of Western TurkeyEMSC
Thu, 1 Oct 17:44 UTCM 3.7 / 10.3 kmDenizkoy-dikili (izmir), TurkeyKOERI-RETMC
Thu, 1 Oct 17:44 UTCM 3.4 / 13 km44 Km S of Ayvalık, TurkeyNOA

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295.1 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt
63.2 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Dikili / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Seferihisar (Turkey, 85 km S of epicenter) : Sallandım, başım döndü sandım. Deprem olmuş (reported through EMSC)
Edremit (Turkey, 75 km N of epicenter) : Doğu batı istikametinde Balıkesir Edremit de hissettim 5 saniye kadar sürdü (reported through EMSC)
Izmir (Turkey, 70 km SE of epicenter) : Yok (reported through EMSC)
İzmir (Turkey, 70 km SE of epicenter) : İzmir 'de (reported through EMSC)
Bornova (Turkey, 69 km SE of epicenter) : Bornova da hissetmedim (reported through EMSC)
Burhaniye (Turkey, 63 km N of epicenter) : balikesir/burhaniye (reported through EMSC)
Bergama (Turkey, 42 km NE of epicenter) : Not felt (reported through EMSC)
Aliağa (Turkey, 27 km SE of epicenter) : Yatar pozisyonda net hissedildi (reported through EMSC)
Aliağa (Turkey, 27 km SE of epicenter) : Hafiften sallandik (reported through EMSC)
Aliağa (Turkey, 27 km SE of epicenter) : Hafif salladı. (reported through EMSC)
Mytilene (Greece, 23 km NW of epicenter) : I didn't felt it (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 21 km NE of epicenter) : Kısa süreli (reported through EMSC)
Dikili (Turkey, 18 km NE of epicenter) : İzmir dikili fena salladı (reported through EMSC)
Dikili (Turkey, 19 km NE of epicenter) : Kısa sürdü dikili hissettim (reported through EMSC)
Dikili (Turkey, 19 km NE of epicenter) : Izmirde deprem (reported through EMSC)
Çandarlı (Turkey, 18 km E of epicenter) : Hafif salladı. (reported through EMSC)

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Minor mag. 3.5 earthquake - Near The Coast Of Western Turkey on Thursday, 1 October 2020

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