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Light mag. 2.8 earthquake - 44 km northwest of Erzurum, Turkey, on Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 8:15 pm (GMT +3) -

Light mag. 2.8 earthquake - 44 km northwest of Erzurum, Turkey, on Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 8:15 pm (GMT +3) Light mag. 2.8 earthquake - 44 km northwest of Erzurum, Turkey, on Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 8:15 pm (GMT +3)

Light magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 2 km depth

19 May 17:22 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 7 minutes.
19 May 17:24: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 16.0 to 2.0 km (from 9.9 to 1.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.8 km (1.7 mi) towards ENE.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 19, 2022 17:15:09 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, May 19, 2022 at 8:15 pm (GMT +3)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2.8
Depth2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude40.27°N / 41.08°E (Erzurum, Turkey)
Antipode40.27°S / 138.92°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Nearest volcanoKars (177 km / 110 mi)
Nearby towns and cities24 km (15 mi) SSE of Ispir (pop: 12,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
36 km (22 mi) N of Ilıca (Aziziye) (pop: 12,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
44 km (27 mi) NNW of Erzurum (pop: 420,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
51 km (32 mi) NE of Aşkale (pop: 15,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
60 km (37 mi) WNW of Pasinler (pop: 24,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
82 km (51 mi) WSW of Oltu (pop: 23,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
96 km (60 mi) SSE of Corum (Rize) (pop: 92,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
701 km (435 mi) E of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 7.2°C (45 F), humidity: 74%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from SSW
Estimated seismic energy released1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.82 kmEASTERN TURKEYEMSC
2.85 kmTurkey: BASOVACIK-AZIZIYE (ERZURUM)KOERI-RETMC

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.8, 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.
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