Weak mag. 2.4 earthquake - 8.6 km northeast of Oltu, Erzurum, Turkey, on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 1:16 am (GMT +3) -
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Weak magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 5 km depth
16 May 22:28 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 12 minutes.
|Date & time||May 16, 2022 22:16:25 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 1:16 am (GMT +3)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||40.61°N / 42.03°E (Erzurum, Turkey)|
|Antipode||40.61°S / 137.97°W|
|Shaking intensity||Weak shaking near epicenter|
|Primary data source||EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)|
|Nearest volcano||Kars (95 km / 59 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||9 km (5 mi) NNE of Oltu (pop: 23,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
27 km (17 mi) WNW of Şenkaya (pop: 4,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
33 km (20 mi) NNE of Narman (pop: 10,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
42 km (26 mi) ENE of Uzundere (pop: 5,560) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
57 km (35 mi) WNW of Sarıkamış (Kars) (pop: 23,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
65 km (40 mi) N of Horasan (pop: 17,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
76 km (48 mi) NNE of Pasinler (pop: 24,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
89 km (55 mi) W of Kars (pop: 77,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
101 km (63 mi) NE of Erzurum (pop: 420,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
782 km (486 mi) E of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Broken Clouds 4.4°C (40 F), humidity: 85%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from N|
|Estimated seismic energy released||2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy|
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|2.4||5 km||EASTERN TURKEY||EMSC|
|2.2||15 km||Turkey: SENDURAK-OLTU (ERZURUM)||KOERI-RETMC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.4, 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.