Mag. 4.1 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 39 km southwest of Fethiye, Muğla, Turkey, on Sunday, 27 Dec 2020 10:13 am (GMT +3) -

Mag. 4.1 earthquake  - Eastern Mediterranean, 39 km southwest of Fethiye, Muğla, Turkey, on Sunday, 27 Dec 2020 10:13 am (GMT +3)

Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 5 km depth

27 Dec 07:17 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
27 Dec 07:19: Magnitude recalculated from 4.2 to 3.9. Epicenter location corrected by 5.5 km (3.4 mi) towards WSW.
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27 Dec 08:27: Epicenter location corrected by 6.2 km (3.8 mi) towards SSE.
Date & time: 27 Dec 2020 07:13:55 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 27 Dec 2020 10:13 am (GMT +3)
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.39°N / 28.83°E (Eastern Mediterranean, Turkey)
Nearest volcano: Nisyros (150 km / 93 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (24 mi) SSE of Sarigerme (Ortaca) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SW of Fethiye (pop: 60,400) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) S of Dalaman (pop: 19,300) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) S of Ortaca (pop: 19,700) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) WNW of Kalkan (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) E of Rhodes (Greece) (pop: 56,100) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) SE of Marmaris (pop: 33,700) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) SSE of Muğla (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) WSW of Antalya (pop: 758,200) --> See nearby quakes!
527 km (328 mi) SW of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) ENE of Rhodes Island (pop: 115,300) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) SW of Fethiye Adasi Island --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) WNW of Kekova Adası Island --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 12°C (54 F), humidity: 100%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from NNE
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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.
M 4.18 kmTurkeyNOA
M 4.110 km26 Km WSW of Ölüdeniz, TurkeyUSGS
M 4.510 kmDodecanese Islands, GreeceGFZ
M 4.15 kmFethiye / Sporaden, TurkeyZAMG
M 3.85 kmDodecanese Islands, GreeceNIEP

User reports for this quake (17)

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Fethiye (36.7 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Whole apartment building shook. | One user found this interesting.
Rhodes old town / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s : Felt shaking indoors sitting in bed on first floor of small old house in the Old town of Rhodes Unmistakably an earthquake
Dalyan, Ortaca (51.6 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
358.6 km E of epicenter [Map] / not felt
51.9 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
51.3 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Lasted a short time
Dalyan (55.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Dalyan Turkey (51.2 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Sitting on the sofa when it started to move and shake. Only lasted a few seconds (reported through our app)
Alanya / not felt
Hisarönü / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Dalaman / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake
Fethiye / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Dalyan / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Koca calis / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Hisaronu / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : The doors were shaking very loudly, pretty scary
Fethiye / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Ovacık, Muğla / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
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