Minor mag. 1.7 earthquake - 4.7 km east of Niğde, Turkey, on Tuesday, 23 February 2021 at 08:12 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.7 earthquake at 0 km depth
23 Feb 11:42 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 3 hours.
Date & time: 23 Feb 2021 08:12:21 UTC -
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.9617°N / 34.7332°E (Niğde, Turkey)
Nearest volcano: Göllü Dağ (37 km / 23 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) E of Niğde (pop: 91,000) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) ENE of Bor (pop: 32,400) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) S of Derinkuyu (Nevşehir) (pop: 12,400) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) WSW of Yahyalı (Kayseri) (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) S of Ürgüp (Nevşehir) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) NE of Heraclea (Konya) (pop: 92,100) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SW of Develi (Kayseri) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) SW of Hacılar (Kayseri) (pop: 21,200) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) NNW of Adana (pop: 1,249,000) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 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: 2.2 x 107 joules (6.22 kilowatt hours) More info
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