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Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 18 km east of Mustafakemalpaşa, Bursa, Turkey, on Thursday, Oct 7, 2021 at 1:06 am (GMT +3) -

Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 18 km east of Mustafakemalpaşa, Bursa, Turkey, on Thursday, Oct 7, 2021 at 1:06 am (GMT +3) Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 18 km east of Mustafakemalpaşa, Bursa, Turkey, on Thursday, Oct 7, 2021 at 1:06 am (GMT +3)

Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 5 km depth

6 Oct 22:15 UTC: First to report: NOA after 9 minutes.
Update Wed, 6 Oct 2021, 22:21
Moderate 4.3 quake hits near Mustafakemalpaşa, Bursa, Turkey
4.3 quake 7 Oct 1:06 am (GMT +3)
4.3 quake 7 Oct 1:06 am (GMT +3)
Just 14 minutes ago, a 4.3-magnitude earthquake struck near Mustafakemalpaşa, Bursa, Turkey. The tremor was recorded early morning on Thursday, October 7th, 2021, at 1:06 am local time, at a very shallow depth of 5 km below the surface.
The event was filed by the National Observatory of Athens (NOA), the first seismological agency to report it.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Mustafakemalpaşa (pop. 101,400) located 18 km from the epicenter, Karacabey (pop. 44,300) 27 km away, Bursa (pop. 1,412,700) 41 km away, Mudanya (pop. 23,200) 41 km away, and Susurluk (pop. 24,800) 42 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Kestel (pop. 36,200) located 53 km from the epicenter, Gemlik (pop. 71,100) 62 km away, and Bandırma (pop. 107,600) 63 km away.
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Earthquake data

Earthquake details

Date & timeOct 6, 2021 22:06:50 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Oct 7, 2021 at 1:06 am (GMT +3)
Depth5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude40.0646°N / 28.6152°E (Bursa, Turkey)
Antipode40.065°S / 151.385°W
Shaking intensityModerate shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceNOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Nearest volcanoKenger (162 km / 101 mi)
Nearby towns and cities18 km (11 mi) E of Mustafakemalpaşa (pop: 101,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
27 km (17 mi) SE of Karacabey (pop: 44,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
41 km (25 mi) WSW of Bursa (pop: 1,412,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
41 km (26 mi) SSW of Mudanya (pop: 23,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
42 km (26 mi) ENE of Susurluk (Balıkesir) (pop: 24,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
53 km (33 mi) WSW of Kestel (pop: 36,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
62 km (38 mi) SW of Gemlik (pop: 71,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
63 km (39 mi) ESE of Bandırma (Balıkesir) (pop: 107,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
109 km (68 mi) SSW of Istanbul (pop: 14,804,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
362 km (225 mi) W of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 13.3°C (56 F), humidity: 88%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from ESE
Estimated seismic energy released1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
4.35 kmTurkey: 206 Km ENE From MitiliniNOA

User reports for this quake (1)

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Istanbul / not felt (reported through our app)
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