Minor mag. 1.5 earthquake - 44 km north of Adana, Turkey, on Saturday, 20 Feb 2021 8:24 pm (GMT +3) -
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Minor magnitude 1.5 earthquake at 5 km depth
20 Feb 18:43 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 1 hour and 19 minutes.
Date & time: 20 Feb 2021 17:24:10 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, 20 Feb 2021 8:24 pm (GMT +3)
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.3732°N / 35.2527°E (Adana, Turkey)
Nearest volcano: Göllü Dağ (116 km / 72 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) NE of Karaisalı (pop: 6,690) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SSW of Aladağ (pop: 7,610) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) WNW of İmamoğlu (pop: 31,900) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) N of Adana (pop: 1,249,000) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (31 mi) W of Kozan (pop: 88,100) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) NNE of Tarsus (Mersin) (pop: 256,500) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) NW of Ceyhan (pop: 96,300) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) NE of Mersin (pop: 537,800) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SE of Niğde (pop: 91,000) --> See nearby quakes!
352 km (218 mi) SE 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: 1.1 x 107 joules (3.12 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.5||5 km||MERKEZBOZTAHTA-KARAISALI (ADANA), 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 1.5, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.