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Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, Greece, 58 km southwest of Beykonak, Antalya, Turkey, on Sunday, Aug 7, 2022 at 11:01 am (GMT +3) -

Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, Greece, 58 km southwest of Beykonak, Antalya, Turkey, on Sunday, Aug 7, 2022 at 11:01 am (GMT +3) Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, Greece, 58 km southwest of Beykonak, Antalya, Turkey, on Sunday, Aug 7, 2022 at 11:01 am (GMT +3)

Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

7 Aug 08:06 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
7 Aug 08:08: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.3. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 29.0 km (from 6.2 to 18 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 3.8 km (2.4 mi) towards NNW.
7 Aug 08:54: Now using data updates from USGS
Update Sun, 7 Aug 2022, 08:12

Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake 56 km southwest of Beykonak, Turkey

4.3 quake 7 Aug 11:02 am (GMT +3)
4.3 quake 7 Aug 11:02 am (GMT +3)
Just 10 minutes ago, a 4.3-magnitude earthquake struck near Beykonak, Antalya, Turkey. The tremor was recorded in the morning on Sunday, August 7th, 2022, at 11:02 am local time, at a shallow depth of 29 km below the surface.
The event was filed by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), the first seismological agency to report it.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the citizen-seismograph network of RaspberryShake which listed the quake at magnitude 4.5. Other agencies reporting the same quake include the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) at magnitude 4.0, and the National Observatory of Athens (NOA) at magnitude 4.2.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Kas (pop. 7,800) located 9 km from the epicenter, and Demre (pop. 14,400) 26 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Finike (pop. 9,300) located 41 km from the epicenter, Turuncova (pop. 8,400) 45 km away, Beykonak (pop. 30,300) 56 km away, Elmalı (pop. 16,600) 68 km away, Fethiye (pop. 60,400) 76 km away, and Tekirova (pop. 20,000) 82 km away.
VolcanoDiscovery will automatically update magnitude and depth if these change and follow up if other significant news about the quake become available. If you're in the area, please send us your experience through our reporting mechanism, either online or via our mobile app. This will help us provide more first-hand updates to anyone around the globe who wants to know more about this quake.

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Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 7, 2022 08:01:59 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSunday, Aug 7, 2022 at 11:01 am (GMT +3)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude36.112°N / 29.7148°E (Eastern Mediterranean, Greece)
Antipode36.112°S / 150.285°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt6 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoNisyros (234 km / 145 mi)
Nearby towns and cities12 km (8 mi) SE of Kas (Turkey) (pop: 7,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
28 km (18 mi) WSW of Demre (Turkey) (pop: 14,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
43 km (27 mi) WSW of Finike (Turkey) (pop: 9,250) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
58 km (36 mi) WSW of Beykonak (Turkey) (pop: 30,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
79 km (49 mi) SE of Fethiye (Turkey) (pop: 60,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
138 km (86 mi) E of Faliraki (pop: 6,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
139 km (86 mi) ESE of Rhodos (pop: 56,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
571 km (355 mi) ESE of Athens (pop: 664,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 29.3°C (85 F), humidity: 68%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from S
Estimated seismic energy released1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 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.
4.210 km12 Km SE of Kaş, TurkeyUSGS
4.210 kmTurkey: 15 Km ESE From Megisti (Kastellorizo)NOA
4.210 kmTurkeyRaspberryShake
4.713 kmGreece [Sea]INGV
4.255 kmTurkeyGFZ
4.510 kmTurkey: Kas / TürkeiZAMG


Seismic station: Ankara, Turkey (ANTO/IU network) | Distance from quake: 497 km / 309 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Ankara, Turkey: 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 (8)

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Kas, Antalya (12.2 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short : The house muove horizontally I was sitting on a sofa and it mouved with | 2 users found this interesting.  
near Antalya (113.8 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Finike (44.3 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Alanya (213.3 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / very short
36.88256, 30.640669 / not felt
Kas / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s
Finike / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Finike / Very weak shaking (MMI II)

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