Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - Sea of Marmara, 32 km south of Tekirdağ, Turkey, on Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 18:16 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 12 km depth
18 May 18:27 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 11 minutes.
Depth: 12.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.6862°N / 27.5003°E (Sea of Marmara, Turkey)
Nearest volcano: Kenger (243 km / 151 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (7 mi) NNW of Marmara (pop: 2,140) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) S of Kumbağ (Süleymanpaşa) (pop: 2,070) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) S of Rodoscuk (pop: 122,300) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) NW of Erdek (pop: 22,700) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) NW of Bandırma (pop: 107,600) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) ESE of Malkara (pop: 27,400) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) NNE of Biga (pop: 30,900) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) SSW of Corum (pop: 202,600) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) WSW of Istanbul (pop: 14,804,100) --> See nearby quakes!
462 km (287 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: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.3||12 km||Turkey: GUZELKOY ACIKLARI-TEKIRDAG (MARMARA SEA)||KOERI-RETMC|
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.