Weak mag. 2.0 earthquake - Sea of Marmara, 14 km west of Yalova, Turkey, on Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 08:23 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 5 km depth
18 May 09:29 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 1 hour and 6 minutes.
Depth: 5.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.6998°N / 29.1238°E (Sea of Marmara, Turkey)
Nearest volcano: Kenger (239 km / 149 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) NW of Koruköy (pop: 3,050) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) WNW of Yalova (pop: 71,300) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) S of Maltepe (pop: 427,000) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) NW of Orhangazi (pop: 51,800) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) WSW of Gebze (pop: 281,400) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) N of Gemlik (pop: 71,100) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) S of Ataşehir (pop: 361,600) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SSW of Sultanbeyli (pop: 286,600) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SSE of Istanbul (pop: 14,804,100) --> See nearby quakes!
328 km (204 mi) WNW 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: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.0||5.3 km||Turkey: CINARCIK (YALOVA)||KOERI-RETMC|
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.