Mag. 4.1 earthquake - 8.3 km northwest of Bingöl, Turkey, on Friday, 30 Oct 11.48 am (GMT +3) -

Mag. 4.1 earthquake  - 8.3 km northwest of Bingöl, Turkey, on Friday, 30 Oct 11.48 am (GMT +3)

Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 8 km depth

30 Oct 08:51 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
30 Oct 08:52: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 2.0 km (from 6.2 to 1.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 7.7 km (4.8 mi) towards WNW.
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30 Oct 09:00: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 4.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 0.0 to 8.0 km (from 0 to 5 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.8 km (1.8 mi) towards SW.
Update Fri, 30 Oct 2020, 08:54
Light 4.2 quake hits near Muş, Turkey
4.2 quake 10.2 km N of Bingöl, Turkey, 30 Oct 2020 08:48 UTC
4.2 quake 10.2 km N of Bingöl, Turkey, 30 Oct 2020 08:48 UTC
A magnitude 4.2 earthquake was reported only 6 minutes ago by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at a very shallow depth of 2 km beneath the epicenter in the morning on Friday 30 October 2020 at 11.48 am local time. The magnitude, exact epicenter location and depth of the quake are likely to be revised within the next few hours as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Our monitoring service at VolcanoDiscovery identified a second report from the Kandilli Oservatory and Earthquake Research Institute in Istanbul (KOERI-RETMC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.0.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows etc.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt, based on preliminary calculations, include Bingöl (pop. 80,600) at a distance of 10 km with light shaking, Genç (pop. 22,500) at a distance of 26 km with weak shaking, Karakoçan (pop. 29,700) at a distance of 37 km with weak shaking, and Muş (pop. 82,500) at a distance of 93 km with very weak shaking.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 30 Oct 2020 08:48:02 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 30 Oct 11.48 am (GMT +3)
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.94°N / 40.43°E (Turkey)
Nearest volcano: Karaca Dağ (150 km / 93 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) NW of Bingöl (pop: 80,600)
24 km (15 mi) NNW of Genç (pop: 22,500)
35 km (22 mi) E of Karakoçan (pop: 29,700)
54 km (34 mi) W of Solhan (pop: 15,300)
55 km (34 mi) ENE of Kovancılar (pop: 23,000)
57 km (35 mi) NNW of Lice (pop: 16,300)
116 km (72 mi) N of Diyarbakır (pop: 644,800)
195 km (121 mi) ENE of Malatya (pop: 441,800)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 20°C (68 F), humidity: 30%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NW
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 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 4.18 km8 Km NW of Bingol, TurkeyEMSC
M 4.02.1 km6 Km N of Bingol, TurkeyKOERI-RETMC

User reports for this quake (23)

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1029.3 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging : indoors 10th floor earthquake safe building
1028.5 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s : Our apartment is in 12th floor and all my family felt this shake,
992.7 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
1455.4 km W of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
1166.1 km W of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 15-20 s
Nidya Hotel (1028.5 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
981.3 km W of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging : I saw the building outside swaying back and forth.
istanbul avcilar / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Çesme, Izmir / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 20-30 s
İzmir / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
European Side, Barış, 34520 Beylikdüzü Osb/Bey / Weak shaking (MMI III) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 2-5 s : strange feeling, like dizziness and giddiness
Istanbul , Esenyurt / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 20-30 s
Alanya / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Dalaman / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging
Bursa / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Didim / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
gokceler / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
ISTANBUL BACHESEHIR TURKEY / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 5-10 s
Başakşehir / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Esenyurt, istanbul / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s
Belikdizu / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Bahcesehir / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Batman / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s
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Mag. 4.1 earthquake - 8.3 km northwest of Bingöl, Turkey, on Friday, 30 Oct 11.48 am (GMT +3)
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    | Mag |
    Depth
    |
    Age
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    Distance
    | Details
  • 26 Dec 1939 23:57
    | 7.8 |
    20km / 12.4mi
    |
    81 years ago
    |
    118km / 73mi
    | Eastern Turkey
  • 17 Aug 1999 00:01
    | 7.6 |
    17km / 10.6mi
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    21 years ago
    |
    924km / 574mi
    | Western Turkey
  • 01 Feb 1944 03:22
    | 7.6 |
    30km / 19mi
    |
    77 years ago
    |
    665km / 413mi
    | Central Turkey
  • 26 Nov 1943 22:20
    | 7.5 |
    20km / 12.4mi
    |
    77 years ago
    |
    625km / 389mi
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  • 20 Jun 1990 21:00
    | 7.4 |
    18.5km / 11.5mi
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    30 years ago
    |
    817km / 508mi
    | Northern Iran
  • 22 Jul 1967 16:57
    | 7.4 |
    30km / 19mi
    |
    53 years ago
    |
    846km / 526mi
    | Western Turkey
  • 24 Nov 1976 12:22
    | 7.3 |
    36km / 22mi
    |
    44 years ago
    |
    312km / 194mi
    | Turkey-Iran Border Region
  • 12 Nov 2017 18:18
    | 7.2 |
    34km / 21mi
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    3 years ago
    |
    666km / 414mi
    | Iran-Iraq Border Region
  • 12 Nov 1999 16:57
    | 7.2 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    21 years ago
    |
    816km / 507mi
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  • 23 Oct 2011 10:41
    | 7.1 |
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