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Light mag. 3.2 earthquake - İzmir, 13 km northwest of Kusadasi, Aydın, Turkey, on Sunday, Aug 14, 2022 at 7:11 pm (GMT +3) -

Light mag. 3.2 earthquake - İzmir, 13 km northwest of Kusadasi, Aydın, Turkey, on Sunday, Aug 14, 2022 at 7:11 pm (GMT +3) Light mag. 3.2 earthquake - İzmir, 13 km northwest of Kusadasi, Aydın, Turkey, on Sunday, Aug 14, 2022 at 7:11 pm (GMT +3)

Light magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 7 km depth

14 Aug 16:15 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 minutes.
14 Aug 16:18: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 11.0 km (from 3.1 to 6.8 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 12 km (7.6 mi) towards S.
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14 Aug 16:21: 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 16:11:39 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSunday, Aug 14, 2022 at 7:11 pm (GMT +3)
Depth7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude37.96°N / 27.18°E (Aegean Sea, İzmir, Turkey)
Antipode37.96°S / 152.82°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt11 reports
Primary data sourceEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Nearest volcanoAkyarlar (110 km / 68 mi)
Nearby towns and cities8 km (5 mi) SE of Özdere (pop: 13,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
13 km (8 mi) NNW of Kusadasi (Aydın) (pop: 63,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
17 km (10 mi) W of Selcuk (pop: 29,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
27 km (17 mi) SW of Torbalı (pop: 50,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
31 km (19 mi) NW of Söke (Aydın) (pop: 68,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
32 km (20 mi) S of Menderes (pop: 22,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
50 km (31 mi) S of Izmir (pop: 2,500,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
537 km (334 mi) WSW of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 29°C (84 F), humidity: 49%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from W
Estimated seismic energy released4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 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.
3.27 kmTurkeyRaspberryShake
3.013 kmTurkey: 31 Km NE From Samos VathyNOA


Seismic station: Elmali-ANTALYA (ELL/KO network) | Distance from quake: 276 km / 172 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 (12)

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Kusadasi (13.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 20-30 s : I was having lay on bed in my flat and felt several sideways bangs. | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
Turkey kusadasi (14.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Sitting on the sofa and apartment swayed | One user found this interesting.  
Kusadasi / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 15-20 s
Ozdere / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s
Kusadasi / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Laying in bed, felt minor shake that lasted a few seconds.  
Kusadasi / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : a faint tremor of glass on the balcony (reported through our app)  
Kusadasi / not felt
Кушадасы / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / vertical swinging (up and down) / very short
Özdere / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 1-2 s
Kuşadası / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / very short
Özdere / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short
Menderes / Weak shaking (MMI III)

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