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Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - 8.2 km east of Kusadasi, Aydın, Turkey, on Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 2:55 am (GMT +3) -

Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - 8.2 km east of Kusadasi, Aydın, Turkey, on Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 2:55 am (GMT +3) Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - 8.2 km east of Kusadasi, Aydın, Turkey, on Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 2:55 am (GMT +3)

Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 5 km depth

18 May 23:58 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
18 May 23:59: Epicenter location corrected by 1.8 km (1.1 mi) towards W.
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19 May 00:18: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 7.0 to 5.0 km (from 4.3 to 3.1 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 0.9 km (0.5 mi) towards W.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 18, 2022 23:55:03 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, May 19, 2022 at 2:55 am (GMT +3)
Depth5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude37.85°N / 27.35°E (Aydın, Turkey)
Antipode37.85°S / 152.65°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt17 reports
Primary data sourceEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Nearest volcanoAkyarlar (97 km / 60 mi)
Nearby towns and cities8 km (5 mi) E of Kusadasi (pop: 63,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
11 km (7 mi) S of Selcuk (İzmir) (pop: 29,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
12 km (8 mi) NNW of Söke (pop: 68,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
14 km (9 mi) NNE of Davutlar (pop: 9,480) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
33 km (20 mi) W of İncirliova (pop: 18,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
34 km (21 mi) S of Torbalı (İzmir) (pop: 50,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
43 km (27 mi) W of Aydin (pop: 163,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
529 km (329 mi) WSW of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 13.1°C (56 F), humidity: 85%, wind: 3 m/s (7 kts) from NNE
Estimated seismic energy released2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 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.
3.312 kmTurkey: 31 Km ENE From Samos VathyNOA
3.110 kmTurkeyRaspberryShake


Seismic station: Elmali-ANTALYA (ELL/KO network) | Distance from quake: 257 km / 160 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Elmali-ANTALYA: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake (17)

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kusadasi turkmen (7.5 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / very short : 1 schok, lag plat in de zetel te lezen.  
Kusadasi (8 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Kusadasi (8.6 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : In the night. I woke up from the vibrations of the earth  
Kusadasi turquie (6.8 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Allongée sur le lit je lisais puis forte secousse je l ai senti tres fort.  
Kusadassi (9.8 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : On the 4th floor of the Otium Sealight hotel in Kusadassi. Felt hote shake for approx 15 seconds  
Kusadasi, Aydın (9.2 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Mon lit a bougé de gauche à droite et les vitres ont fait du bruit  
Aqua Fantasy / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
KUŞADASI / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s : Petite secousses et vibrations  
Kusadasi / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging
In bed sleeping / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short : I was sleeping and I felt the bed was shaking  
Kuşadasi / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s
davutlar / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / very short
Selsuk / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s
Kuşadası / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short
kusadasi / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kusadasi / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / very short
kusadas / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s

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