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Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - İzmir, 16 km northwest of Kusadasi, Aydın, Turkey, on Sunday, Aug 14, 2022 at 6:30 am (GMT +3) -

Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - İzmir, 16 km northwest of Kusadasi, Aydın, Turkey, on Sunday, Aug 14, 2022 at 6:30 am (GMT +3) Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - İzmir, 16 km northwest of Kusadasi, Aydın, Turkey, on Sunday, Aug 14, 2022 at 6:30 am (GMT +3)

Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 7 km depth

14 Aug 03:35 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 5 minutes.
14 Aug 03:36: Now using data updates from RaspberryShake
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15 Aug 04:00: Magnitude recalculated from 2.6 to 2.7. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 8.0 to 7.0 km (from 5 to 4.3 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 0.9 km (0.5 mi) towards W.

Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 14, 2022 03:30:20 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSunday, Aug 14, 2022 at 6:30 am (GMT +3)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2.7
Depth7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude37.98°N / 27.16°E (Aegean Sea, İzmir, Turkey)
Antipode37.98°S / 152.84°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking
Felt26 reports
Primary data sourceRaspberryShake (RaspberryShake)
Nearest volcanoAkyarlar (112 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities5 km (3 mi) SE of Özdere (pop: 13,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
16 km (10 mi) NNW of Kusadasi (Aydın) (pop: 63,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
19 km (12 mi) W of Selcuk (pop: 29,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
26 km (16 mi) SW of Torbalı (pop: 50,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
34 km (21 mi) NW of Söke (Aydın) (pop: 68,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
44 km (27 mi) S of Karabağlar (pop: 458,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
48 km (30 mi) S of Izmir (pop: 2,500,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
538 km (334 mi) WSW of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 20.6°C (69 F), humidity: 82%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NNE
Estimated seismic energy released7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.77 kmTurkeyRaspberryShake
2.64.6 kmTurkey: KUSADASI KORFEZI (AEGEAN SEA)KOERI-RETMC
2.68 kmWESTERN TURKEYEMSC
2.913 kmTurkey: 31 Km NE From Samos VathyNOA

Seismograms

Seismic station: Elmali-ANTALYA (ELL/KO network) | Distance from quake: 279 km / 173 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 (26)

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Seferhisar (38.2 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : I was sleeping and woke up because of shaking, the whole house was moving or shaking, I hold my children because at first I don't understand what's wrong and then, some seconds later it was gone. I don't understand was it a dream or real, but our granny t  
Kusadasi / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I felt it at two different times during a 5 to 10 minute window and the second time was stronger. It woke me from my sleep, but the second time jolted me out of bed.  
Кушадасы / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Остаёмся в отеле PineBye Кушадасы на последнем этаже честно сказать было страшно трясло  
In the house… kusadasi Aydin (15.2 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 5-10 s : There where 2 shaking the second one was heavy makes me scared  
KUSADASI (18.3 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : In bed asleep. Bed rattle and noise woke me. Cold breezes came in the window  
Torbali (26.4 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / very short
Kusadasi, Aydın (16.6 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Selcuk/Kusadasi (11 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Izmir, Narlidere, Ataturk mah (46.6 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 15-20 s
Ireon (42.8 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Das Bett hat gewackelt  
Kusadasi (17.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Zeybek Site Kusadasi (25.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Gespürt  
Samos grece (44.5 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Kusadasi (16.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
In the house… kusadasi Aydin (15.2 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 5-10 s : There where 2 shaking the second one was heavy makes me scared  
Kusadasi (15.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Woke up because bed was little shaking during few seconds.  
Kusadasi, Aydın (14.5 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / very short : It is like a truck passed on the next floor, it vibrated with a lot of noise  
Güzelbahce / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kusadasi / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Kusadasi / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Woke to light shaking - 2- 5 seconds  
Sunis eve royal palace hotel / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vibration and rolling / 5-10 s : it shook me awake  
Özdere / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Kuşadası / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Izmir / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Kusadasi / Light shaking (MMI IV) / both vertical and horizontal swinging
Izmir / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
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