Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Sea of Marmara, 24 km south of Silivri, Stambul, Turkey, on Sunday, Aug 15, 2021 5:39 am (GMT +3) -

Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Sea of Marmara, 24 km south of Silivri, Stambul, Turkey, on Sunday, Aug 15, 2021 5:39 am (GMT +3)

Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 10 km depth

15 Aug 02:41 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 2 minutes.
15 Aug 02:52: Magnitude recalculated from 2.6 to 2.9. Epicenter location corrected by 3.4 km (2.1 mi) towards W.
15 Aug 05:30: Magnitude recalculated from 2.9 to 2.8. Epicenter location corrected by 1.4 km (0.9 mi) towards NE.
Date & time: Aug 15, 2021 02:39:34 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, Aug 15, 2021 5:39 am (GMT +3)
Magnitude: 2.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.86°N / 28.31°E (Sea of Marmara, Turkey)
Antipode: 40.86°S / 151.69°W
Nearest volcano: Kenger (248 km / 154 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
22 km (14 mi) SSW of Selimpaşa (Silivri) (pop: 10,600) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SSE of Silivri (pop: 53,200) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) S of Kavaklı (pop: 50,500) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SW of Mimarsinan (Büyükçekmece) (pop: 31,000) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SW of Büyükçekmece (pop: 163,100) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) WSW of Beylikduzu (pop: 122,500) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) WSW of Esenyurt (pop: 211,300) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) WSW of Bahçelievler (pop: 576,800) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) WSW of Istanbul (pop: 14,804,100) --> See nearby quakes!
399 km (248 mi) WNW of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 22.1°C (72 F), humidity: 66%, wind: 8 m/s (15 kts) from NE
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.810 kmWESTERN TURKEYEMSC
2.910.5 kmTurkey: MARMARA SEAKOERI-RETMC

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