Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - 21 km north of Afyonkarahisar, Turkey, on Saturday, Aug 6, 2022 at 2:15 am (GMT +3) -

Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - 21 km north of Afyonkarahisar, Turkey, on Saturday, Aug 6, 2022 at 2:15 am (GMT +3) Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - 21 km north of Afyonkarahisar, Turkey, on Saturday, Aug 6, 2022 at 2:15 am (GMT +3)

Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 12 km depth

5 Aug 23:20 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 5 minutes.
5 Aug 23:24: Magnitude recalculated from 2.9 to 3.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 0.0 km (from 6.2 to 0 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 16 km (10 mi) towards S.
6 Aug 21:52: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 0.0 to 12.0 km (from 0 to 7.5 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.4 km (0.9 mi) towards SE.

Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 5, 2022 23:15:34 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Aug 6, 2022 at 2:15 am (GMT +3)
Depth12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude38.79°N / 30.5°E (Afyonkarahisar, Turkey)
Antipode38.79°S / 149.5°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt2 reports
Primary data sourceRaspberryShake (RaspberryShake)
Nearest volcanoKula (162 km / 101 mi)
Nearby towns and cities5 km (3 mi) NW of Afyonkarahisar (pop: 146,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
23 km (14 mi) ENE of Sinanpaşa (pop: 5,940) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
23 km (14 mi) WSW of İscehisar (pop: 11,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
29 km (18 mi) N of Şuhut (pop: 13,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
41 km (26 mi) NNE of Sandykly (pop: 43,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
48 km (30 mi) W of Bolvadin (pop: 55,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
110 km (68 mi) S of Eskisehir (Eskişehir) (pop: 514,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
238 km (148 mi) WSW of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeFew Clouds 18.6°C (66 F), humidity: 84%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from NNW
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

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3.112 kmTurkeyRaspberryShake
2.910 kmTurkey: 321 Km NNE From Megisti (Kastellorizo)NOA

User reports for this quake (2)

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Afyon / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The quake woke me up. To my left, it sounded like a very heavy truck coming toward the İkbal Thermal Hotel, then a jolt and shaking. Then to my right a creaking sound | One user found this interesting.  
near Dubai (2767.9 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short : Weak  
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