Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 21 km north of Siirt, Turkey, on Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 15:33 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 4 km depth
18 May 15:53 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 20 minutes.
Depth: 4.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.1112°N / 41.872°E (Siirt, Turkey)
Nearest volcano: Nemrut Dağ (66 km / 41 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) ESE of Baykan (pop: 11,300) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) WNW of Şirvan (pop: 5,510) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NNW of Siirt (pop: 114,000) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NE of Kurtalan (pop: 32,100) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) ESE of Kozluk (Batman) (pop: 29,500) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) WSW of Hizan (Bitlis) (pop: 15,300) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SSW of Güroymak (Bitlis) (pop: 25,800) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (34 mi) SW of Tatvan (Bitlis) (pop: 73,200) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) ENE of Batman (pop: 382,000) --> See nearby quakes!
804 km (500 mi) E 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: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|2.3||4.3 km||Turkey: UNLUCE-BAYKAN (SIIRT)||KOERI-RETMC|
|2.2||7 km||EASTERN TURKEY||EMSC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.3, 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.