Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake - 44 km northwest of Aksaray, Turkey, on Friday, 9 April 2021 at 16:01 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
9 Apr 17:51 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 1 hour and 50 minutes.
Date & time: 9 Apr 2021 16:01:31 UTC -
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.6377°N / 33.6538°E (Aksaray, Turkey)
Nearest volcano: Hasan Dagi (72 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (22 mi) SW of Ağaçören (pop: 5,820) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) SSE of Şereflikoçhisar (Ankara) (pop: 44,100) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) WSW of Ortaköy (pop: 31,100) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) NW of Aksaray (pop: 152,200) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) SE of Kulu (Konya) (pop: 47,000) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SW of Mucur (Kırşehir) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) S of Kaman (Çağırkan, Kırşehir) (pop: 28,600) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) W of Nevşehir (pop: 75,500) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) SSE of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 mi) NW of Adana (pop: 1,249,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KOERI-RETMC (Kandilli Oservatory and Earthquake Research Institute in Istanbul)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 107 joules (8.78 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.8||10 km||ALTINKAYA-(AKSARAY), 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 1.8, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.