Moderate mag. 3.8 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 18 km west of Aliağa, Izmir, Turkey, on Thursday, 11 Feb 2021 11:45 am (GMT +3) -

Moderate mag. 3.8 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 18 km west of Aliağa, Izmir, Turkey, on Thursday, 11 Feb 2021 11:45 am (GMT +3)

Moderate magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 7 km depth

11 Feb 08:48 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
11 Feb 08:50: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 14.0 to 5.0 km (from 8.7 to 3.1 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.8 km (1.8 mi) towards ENE.
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11 Feb 14:38: Magnitude recalculated from 3.9 to 3.8. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 7.0 km (from 3.1 to 4.3 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.6 km (1.6 mi) towards W.
Date & time: 11 Feb 2021 08:45:29 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 11 Feb 2021 11:45 am (GMT +3)
Magnitude: 3.8
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.86°N / 26.78°E (Aegean Sea, Turkey)
Nearest volcano: Kenger (143 km / 89 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) NNW of Yenifoça (pop: 3,740) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) WNW of Aliağa (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) N of Foça (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) SSW of Dikili (pop: 14,100) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) NW of Menemen (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SW of Bergama (pop: 57,200) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) S of Ayvalik (pop: 70,000) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (36 mi) NNW of Izmir (pop: 2,500,600) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) NNW of Karabağlar (pop: 458,000) --> See nearby quakes!
535 km (333 mi) W of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) SE of Lesvos Island (pop: 86,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 16.3°C (61 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 11 m/s (21 kts) from S
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 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
3.87 kmNEAR THE COAST OF WESTERN TURKEYEMSC
3.725 km34 Km SSE From Mitilini, TurkeyNOA
3.913 kmCANDARLI KORFEZI (AEGEAN SEA), TurkeyKOERI-RETMC
3.910 kmNear the Coast of Western TurkeyNIEP

User reports for this quake (3)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Candarli (9.8 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 2-5 s
41.3 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Izmir Yali mehallasi / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
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