Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - 14 km south of Diok’nisi, Achara, Georgia, on Friday, Oct 22, 2021 7:15 am (GMT +4) -
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 4 km depth
22 Oct 05:05 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 1 hour and 49 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Friday, Oct 22, 2021 7:15 am (GMT +4)
Depth: 3.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.5082°N / 42.4357°E↗ (Achara, Georgia)
Antipode: 41.508°S / 137.564°W↗
Nearest volcano: unnamed (97 km / 60 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) SSE of Diok’nisi (Ajaria) (pop: 7,730) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) W of Posof (Ardahan, Turkey) (pop: 2,900) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) ESE of Kobulet (Ajaria) (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) ESE of Batumi (Ajaria) (pop: 121,800) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) S of Samtredia (Imereti) (pop: 28,700) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SW of Zestaponi (Zestafoni, Imereti) (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SSW of Kutaisi (Imereti) (pop: 178,300) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SSE of Senaki (Samegrelo and Zemo Svaneti) (pop: 27,800) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SE of P’ot’i (Samegrelo and Zemo Svaneti) (pop: 47,100) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) W of Tbilisi (T'bilisi) (pop: 1,049,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KOERI-RETMC (Kandilli Oservatory and Earthquake Research Institute in Istanbul)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.6||3.8 km||Georgia: TURKIYE-GURCISTAN SINIR BOLGESI||KOERI-RETMC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.