Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - 36 km south of Izmir, İzmir, Turkey, on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 11:25 (GMT) -

Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - 36 km south of Izmir, İzmir, Turkey, on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 11:25 (GMT)

Light magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 13 km depth

19 May 11:29 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
19 May 11:33: Magnitude recalculated from 3.0 to 3.6. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 14.0 to 13.0 km (from 8.7 to 8.1 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.4 km (0.9 mi) towards NE.
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19 May 15:00: Magnitude recalculated from 3.6 to 3.5. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 13.0 km (from 6.2 to 8.1 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.1 km (0.7 mi) towards N.
Date & time: May 19, 2021 11:25:59 UTC -
Magnitude: 3.5
Depth: 13.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.1°N / 27.05°E (İzmir, Turkey)
Antipode: 38.1°S / 152.95°W
Nearest volcano: Akyarlar (126 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (7 mi) NW of Özdere (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SSW of Menderes (pop: 22,000) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) ESE of Seferihisar (pop: 19,600) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) WSW of Torbalı (pop: 50,300) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) SSW of Karabağlar (pop: 458,000) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) NW of Kusadasi (Aydın) (pop: 63,200) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) WNW of Selcuk (pop: 29,100) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) SE of Urla (pop: 45,200) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) SSW of Izmir (pop: 2,500,600) --> See nearby quakes!
541 km (336 mi) WSW of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) SSE of Lesvos Island (pop: 86,400) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) N of Agathonisi Island (pop: 150) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) NE of Schinousa Island (pop: 256) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.513 kmWESTERN TURKEYEMSC
3.67.7 kmTurkey: 44 Km NNE From SamosNOA
3.613 kmTurkey: KELER-MENDERES (IZMIR)KOERI-RETMC

User reports for this quake (4)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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Seferihisar, İzmir (22.3 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / very short (reported through our app)
Izmir (38.6 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Karabağlar / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Güzelbahçe / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s
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