Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 28 km west of Van, Turkey, on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at 19:55 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 16 km depth
27 Jul 20:06 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 10 minutes.
Depth: 15.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.5058°N / 43.0652°E↗ (Van, Turkey)
Antipode: 38.506°S / 136.935°W↗
Nearest volcano: Süphan Dağ (51 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) WNW of Edremit (pop: 7,460) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) N of Vaston (Gevaş) (pop: 11,900) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) W of Van (pop: 371,700) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SE of Adilcevaz (Bitlis) (pop: 52,800) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) ESE of Ahlat (Bitlis) (pop: 64,700) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SSW of Erciş (pop: 91,900) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) ENE of Hizan (Bitlis) (pop: 15,300) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) E of Tatvan (Bitlis) (pop: 73,200) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SSE of Patnos (Ağrı) (pop: 87,500) --> See nearby quakes!
893 km (555 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
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|2.3||16 km||Turkey: VAN GOLU||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.