Moderate mag. 3.9 earthquake - 42 km northeast of Muş, Turkey, on Tuesday, 2 Feb 2021 9:35 am (GMT +3) -

Moderate mag. 3.9 earthquake - 42 km northeast of Muş, Turkey, on Tuesday, 2 Feb 2021 9:35 am (GMT +3)

Moderate magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 7 km depth

2 Feb 06:38 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
2 Feb 06:45: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.0. Epicenter location corrected by 6.2 km (3.9 mi) towards NW.
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2 Feb 08:01: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 to 7.0 km (from 1.2 to 4.3 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.7 km (1.1 mi) towards W.
Date & time: 2 Feb 2021 06:35:47 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 2 Feb 2021 9:35 am (GMT +3)
Magnitude: 3.9
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.05°N / 41.75°E (Muş, Turkey)
Nearest volcano: Nemrut Dağ (58 km / 36 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km (18 mi) ESE of Varto (pop: 18,700) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (21 mi) S of Hınıs (Erzurum) (pop: 35,500) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) N of Korkut (pop: 8,080) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NNE of Muş (pop: 82,500) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (28 mi) SW of Karaçoban (Erzurum) (pop: 20,500) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) W of Bulanık (pop: 31,400) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (44 mi) WNW of Ahlat (Bitlis) (pop: 64,700) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) NW of Tatvan (Bitlis) (pop: 73,200) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) NE of Diyarbakır (pop: 644,800) --> See nearby quakes!
769 km (478 mi) E of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Snow -6°C (21 F), humidity: 100%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from SE
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
3.97 kmEASTERN TURKEYEMSC
4.04.8 kmMESCITLI-(MUS), TurkeyKOERI-RETMC

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