Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - 20 km west of Aydin, Aydın, Turkey, on Friday, 26 Feb 2021 7:15 am (GMT +3) -
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Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 13 km depth
26 Feb 05:20 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 1 hour and 4 minutes.
Date & time: 26 Feb 2021 04:15:44 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 26 Feb 2021 7:15 am (GMT +3)
Depth: 12.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.8635°N / 27.61°E (Aydın, Turkey)
Nearest volcano: Akyarlar (102 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) SE of Germencik (pop: 11,200) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) W of İncirliova (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) WNW of Acarlar (İncirliova) (pop: 10,600) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) W of Aydin (pop: 163,000) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) NE of Söke (pop: 68,200) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) ESE of Selçuk (İzmir) (pop: 29,100) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SSW of Tire (İzmir) (pop: 47,200) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) E of Kusadasi (pop: 63,200) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) SE of Izmir (İzmir) (pop: 2,500,600) --> See nearby quakes!
508 km (316 mi) WSW 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
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|1.6||13 km||GERMENCIK (AYDIN), 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.