Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - 10.3 km north of Kayseri, Turkey, on Saturday, 6 February 2021 at 05:46 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 1 km depth
6 Feb 07:55 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 2 hours and 8 minutes.
Date & time: 6 Feb 2021 05:46:41 UTC -
Depth: 1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.8245°N / 35.4902°E (Kayseri, Turkey)
Nearest volcano: Erciyes Dağ (33 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) N of Kayseri (pop: 592,800) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) NNW of Talas (pop: 36,900) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) N of Hacılar (pop: 21,200) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) W of Bünyan (pop: 12,800) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) N of Develi (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) ENE of Ürgüp (Nevşehir) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) SW of Gemerek (Sivas) (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) N of Yahyalı (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (160 mi) NW of Gaziantep (pop: 1,066,000) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (160 mi) ESE of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KOERI-RETMC (Kandilli Oservatory and Earthquake Research Institute in Istanbul)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 107 joules (4.4 kilowatt hours) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|1.6||1 km||MOLU-KOCASINAN (KAYSERI), Turkey||KOERI-RETMC|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 1.6, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.