Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - Nevşehir, 15 km south of Yenifakılı, Yozgat, Turkey, on Friday, 5 Mar 2021 3:51 pm (GMT +3) -
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Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 8 km depth
5 Mar 14:09 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 1 hour and 18 minutes.
Date & time: 5 Mar 2021 12:51:01 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 5 Mar 2021 3:51 pm (GMT +3)
Depth: 8.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.0888°N / 34.9375°E (Nevşehir, Turkey)
Nearest volcano: Acigöl-Nevsehir (70 km / 43 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) SSW of Yenifakılı (Yozgat) (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) E of Mucur (Kırşehir) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) N of Ürgüp (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) NNE of Nevşehir (pop: 75,500) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) NW of Talas (Kayseri) (pop: 36,900) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) SE of Yerköy (Yozgat) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) S of Yozgat (pop: 87,900) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SSW of Sorgun (Yozgat) (pop: 62,900) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) ESE of Çankaya (Ankara) (pop: 792,200) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) ESE 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||8.2 km||AKPINAR-KOZAKLI (NEVSEHIR), 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.