Minor mag. 1.5 earthquake - 23 km northwest of Tarsus, Mersin, Turkey, on Tuesday, 23 February 2021 at 08:30 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.5 earthquake at 0 km depth
23 Feb 11:35 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 3 hours.
Date & time: 23 Feb 2021 08:30:50 UTC -
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.049°N / 34.6862°E (Mersin, Turkey)
Nearest volcano: Karapinar (116 km / 72 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (15 mi) NW of Tarsus (pop: 256,500) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) N of Mersin (pop: 537,800) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SSW of Pozantı (Adana) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NE of Pınarbaşı (Erdemli) (pop: 11,000) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) W of Adana (pop: 1,249,000) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) NE of Erdemli (pop: 46,600) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) SE of Heraclea (Konya) (pop: 92,100) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (56 mi) WSW of İmamoğlu (Adana) (pop: 31,900) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) S of Bor (Niğde) (pop: 32,400) --> See nearby quakes!
357 km (222 mi) SSE 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
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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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.