Minor mag. 1.5 earthquake - 25 km north of Mersin, Turkey, on Wednesday, 3 Mar 2021 12:00 pm (GMT +3) -
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Minor magnitude 1.5 earthquake at 14 km depth
3 Mar 10:22 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 1 hour and 21 minutes.
Date & time: 3 Mar 2021 09:00:53 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 3 Mar 2021 12:00 pm (GMT +3)
Depth: 13.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.0303°N / 34.5868°E (Mersin, Turkey)
Nearest volcano: Karapinar (111 km / 69 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (15 mi) N of Mersin (pop: 537,800) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) WNW of Tarsus (pop: 256,500) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) NNE of Pınarbaşı (Erdemli) (pop: 11,000) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) NNE of Erdemli (pop: 46,600) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) W of Adana (pop: 1,249,000) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) SE of Heraclea (Konya) (pop: 92,100) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) NE of Silifke (pop: 75,300) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) S of Bor (Niğde) (pop: 32,400) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) WSW of İmamoğlu (Adana) (pop: 31,900) --> See nearby quakes!
355 km (221 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
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|1.5||14 km||AYVAGEDIGI-TOROSLAR (MERSIN), 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.