Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - Sea of Marmara, 15 km south of Yakuplu, Istanbul, Turkey, on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 13:55 (GMT) -

Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - Sea of Marmara, 15 km south of Yakuplu, Istanbul, Turkey, on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 13:55 (GMT)

Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 2 km depth

15 Oct 13:57 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 2 minutes.
15 Oct 14:04: Magnitude recalculated from 2.7 to 3.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 20.0 to 5.0 km (from 12.4 to 3.1 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.2 km (1.4 mi) towards N.
15 Oct 14:24: Epicenter location corrected by 2.2 km (1.4 mi) towards S.
15 Oct 14:55: Magnitude recalculated from 3.2 to 3.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 2.0 km (from 3.1 to 1.2 mi).
Date & time: Oct 15, 2020 13:55:13 UTC -
Magnitude: 3.1
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.86°N / 28.71°E (Sea of Marmara, Turkey)
Antipode: 40.86°S / 151.29°W
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) SSE of Yakuplu (pop: 28,800) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) SSE of Beylikduzu (pop: 122,500) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) S of Esenyurt (pop: 211,300) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) SW of Bahçelievler (pop: 576,800) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SSE of Büyükçekmece (pop: 163,100) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) SW of Zeytinburnu (pop: 288,700) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) SSW of Bağcılar (pop: 724,300) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) SW of Esenler (pop: 520,200) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SW of Istanbul (pop: 14,804,100) --> See nearby quakes!
366 km (228 mi) WNW of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 23°C (73 F), humidity: 56%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from W
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.12 km26 Km SW of Istanbul, TurkeyEMSC
3.25.4 kmAvcilar (istanbul), TurkeyKOERI-RETMC

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Kadiköy (30.7 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Bağcılar, Istanbul (19 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Gürpınar (Turkey, 17 km NW of epicenter) : Beykent hissetmedik (reported through EMSC)  
Bahçelievler (Turkey, 17 km NE of epicenter) : 3.2 olmuş 2.7 değil 5km derinlikte ayrıca revize edilmiş. Ufak bir vurdu. Orta marmarada olması düşündürücü. (reported through EMSC)  
Beylikdüzü (Turkey, 15 km NW of epicenter) : Ulan millet abartmayi ne seviyor ya . 37 km derinlikte ustelik 2.7 lik depremi hissettim diyolar (reported through EMSC)  
(Turkey, 15 km N of epicenter) : I felt my seat and laptop swinging (reported through EMSC)  
Yakuplu (Turkey, 14 km NW of epicenter) : Avcilar hissetim (reported through EMSC)  
Yakuplu (Turkey, 14 km NW of epicenter) : Hissedildi 2 3saniye kadardı. (reported through EMSC)  
Yakuplu (Turkey, 14 km NW of epicenter) : Avcılar'da 5.kattaki evimde hissettim. Kısa süreliydi hafif salladık. Avize bile çok sallanmadı ama anahtarlıktaki anahtarlar sallanıyordu (reported through EMSC)  
Yakuplu (Turkey, 14 km NW of epicenter) : Bir vurdu sallandı sanki (reported through EMSC)  
Yakuplu (Turkey, 14 km NW of epicenter) : 3.2 avcılar da oldu (reported through EMSC)  
Yakuplu (Turkey, 14 km NW of epicenter) : Biraz salladı avcılar (reported through EMSC)  
Yakuplu (Turkey, 14 km NW of epicenter) : Biraz salladı (reported through EMSC)  
Yakuplu (Turkey, 14 km NW of epicenter) : Koltukta hafif sallandım (reported through EMSC)  
Yakuplu (Turkey, 14 km NW of epicenter) : Güçlü vurdu 2 saniye kadar sürdü (reported through EMSC)  
Yakuplu (Turkey, 14 km NW of epicenter) : Sürdü biraz (reported through EMSC)  
Yakuplu (Turkey, 15 km NW of epicenter) : Avcılar Gümüşpala göl kenarı koltukta hafif bir sallanma oldu o kadar (reported through EMSC)  
Yakuplu (Turkey, 15 km NW of epicenter) : Avcılar sahilde kafede oturuyorum da hissetmesi Allah kulu. Millet nasıl hissediyor anlamadım (reported through EMSC)  
Yakuplu (Turkey, 15 km NW of epicenter) : Avcilar hafif hissedildi (reported through EMSC)  
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