Light mag. 2.9 earthquake - 38 km south of Erzurum, Turkey, on Monday, 17 May 2021 at 15:48 (GMT) -

Light mag. 2.9 earthquake - 38 km south of Erzurum, Turkey, on Monday, 17 May 2021 at 15:48 (GMT)

Light magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 2 km depth

17 May 15:55 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 7 minutes.
17 May 16:01: Magnitude recalculated from 3.0 to 2.9. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 12.0 to 7.0 km (from 7.5 to 4.3 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 15 km (9.2 mi) towards ESE.
17 May 16:02: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 7.0 to 2.0 km (from 4.3 to 1.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 12 km (7.3 mi) towards WNW.
Date & time: 17 May 2021 15:48:17 UTC -
Magnitude: 2.9
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.57°N / 41.23°E (Erzurum, Turkey)
Nearest volcano: Nemrut Dağ (138 km / 86 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (15 mi) WSW of Tekman (pop: 8,270) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) S of Erzurum (pop: 420,700) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) WNW of Hınıs (pop: 35,500) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NNW of Varto (Muş) (pop: 18,700) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) SW of Pasinler (pop: 24,600) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) SE of Aşkale (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) WNW of Karaçoban (pop: 20,500) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) NNW of Muş (pop: 82,500) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) NE of Bingol (Bingöl) (pop: 80,600) --> See nearby quakes!
717 km (446 mi) E of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.92 kmEASTERN TURKEYEMSC
2.96.6 kmTurkey: KALAYCI-TEKMAN (ERZURUM)KOERI-RETMC

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