Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 22 km northwest of Biga, Canakkale, Turkey, on Sunday, 23 May 2021 at 14:48 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 16 km depth
23 May 14:56 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 8 minutes.
Depth: 16.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.4032°N / 27.1272°E (Canakkale, Turkey)
Nearest volcano: Kenger (228 km / 142 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
22 km (14 mi) NNW of Biga (pop: 30,900) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) E of Lapseki (pop: 10,100) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) E of Galipoli (Gelibolu) (pop: 25,200) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) N of Çan (pop: 26,200) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) NW of Gönen (Balıkesir) (pop: 40,800) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SE of Zorlanae (Edirne) (pop: 44,600) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) ENE of Canakkale (pop: 87,800) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) W of Bandırma (Balıkesir) (pop: 107,600) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) WSW of Bağcılar (Istanbul) (pop: 724,300) --> See nearby quakes!
490 km (304 mi) W 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: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.1||16 km||Turkey: DEGIRMENCIK-BIGA (CANAKKALE)||KOERI-RETMC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.1, 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.