Mag. 4.0 earthquake - 43 km south of Aksaray, Turkey, on 2 Oct 8:03 am (GMT +3) -

Mag. 4.0 earthquake  - 43 km south of Aksaray, Turkey, on 2 Oct 8:03 am (GMT +3)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 0 km depth

2 Oct 05:06 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
2 Oct 05:10: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 0.0 km (from 6.2 to 0 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 6.2 km (3.9 mi) towards ESE.
2 Oct 05:17: Magnitude recalculated from 3.7 to 4.0. Epicenter location corrected by 3.4 km (2.1 mi) towards SW.
Date & time: 2 Oct 2020 05:03:24 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2 Oct 8:03 am (GMT +3)
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.99°N / 34.04°E (Aksaray, Turkey)
Nearest volcano: Hasan Dagi (16 km / 10 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km (13 mi) ENE of Emirgazi (Konya) (pop: 8,470) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (26 mi) S of Aksaray (pop: 152,200) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) WNW of Bor (Niğde) (pop: 32,400) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) NE of Karapınar (Konya) (pop: 49,500) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) N of Heraclea (Konya) (pop: 92,100) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) W of Niğde (pop: 91,000) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) SW of Derinkuyu (Nevşehir) (pop: 12,400) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (46 mi) SSW of Acıgöl (Nevşehir) (pop: 6,750) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) SSE of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 14.5°C (58 F), humidity: 58%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from S
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.0 km43 Km S of Aksaray, TurkeyEMSC
M 4.05.4 kmObruk-bor (nigde), TurkeyKOERI-RETMC

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Emirgazi (Turkey, 22 km SW of epicenter) : Oturduğum sandalyede zıpladım. Sert ama kısa bir sarsıntıydı. (reported through EMSC)
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