Weak mag. 2.0 earthquake - 28 km northwest of Van, Turkey, on Saturday, 15 May 2021 at 21:05 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 7 km depth
15 May 22:28 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 23 minutes.
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.68°N / 43.17°E (Van, Turkey)
Nearest volcano: Süphan Dağ (40 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
28 km (17 mi) NW of Van (pop: 371,700) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) NNW of Edremit (pop: 7,460) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) ESE of Adilcevaz (Bitlis) (pop: 52,800) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) SSW of Erciş (pop: 91,900) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (38 mi) E of Ahlat (Bitlis) (pop: 64,700) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SSE of Patnos (Ağrı) (pop: 87,500) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) SE of Malazgirt (Muş) (pop: 26,100) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) ENE of Tatvan (Bitlis) (pop: 73,200) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (61 mi) ENE of Bages (Bitlis) (pop: 46,100) --> See nearby quakes!
898 km (558 mi) E of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) More info
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User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.0, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.