Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 13 km northwest of Kusadasi, Aydın, Turkey, on Thursday, 24 Dec 2020 2:53 am (GMT +3) -

Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 13 km northwest of Kusadasi, Aydın, Turkey, on Thursday, 24 Dec 2020 2:53 am (GMT +3)

Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 10 km depth

23 Dec 23:57 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
23 Dec 23:58: Epicenter location corrected by 1.1 km (0.7 mi) towards N.
24 Dec 00:00: Magnitude recalculated from 3.0 to 3.2. Epicenter location corrected by 2.8 km (1.8 mi) towards NE.
24 Dec 01:32: Magnitude recalculated from 3.2 to 3.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 8.0 to 10.0 km (from 5 to 6.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.6 km (1.6 mi) towards E.
Date & time: 23 Dec 2020 23:53:42 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 24 Dec 2020 2:53 am (GMT +3)
Magnitude: 3.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.93°N / 27.14°E (Aegean Sea, Turkey)
Nearest volcano: Akyarlar (107 km / 66 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) S of Özdere (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) NW of Kusadasi (pop: 63,200) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) W of Selçuk (pop: 29,100) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) NW of Söke (pop: 68,200) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (20 mi) SW of Torbalı (pop: 50,300) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) S of Menderes (pop: 22,000) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SE of Seferihisar (pop: 19,600) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) S of Karabağlar (pop: 458,000) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) S of Izmir (pop: 2,500,600) --> See nearby quakes!
542 km (337 mi) WSW of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) NNE of Agathonisi Island (pop: 150) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 6.5°C (44 F), humidity: 76%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from NNE
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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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
3.110 kmWESTERN TURKEYEMSC
3.27.7 kmKUSADASI KORFEZI (AEGEAN SEA), TurkeyKOERI-RETMC

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Candir, Köycegiz, Mugla (10.2 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Was awake at time of quake, but felt nothing.  
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