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Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - 13 km northwest of Ortaca, Muğla, Turkey, on Monday, Aug 15, 2022 at 5:19 am (GMT +3) -

Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - 13 km northwest of Ortaca, Muğla, Turkey, on Monday, Aug 15, 2022 at 5:19 am (GMT +3) Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - 13 km northwest of Ortaca, Muğla, Turkey, on Monday, Aug 15, 2022 at 5:19 am (GMT +3)

Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 10 km depth

15 Aug 02:24 UTC: First to report: NOA after 4 minutes.
15 Aug 02:26: Magnitude recalculated from 3.0 to 3.1.

Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 15, 2022 02:19:40 UTC -
Local time at epicenterMonday, Aug 15, 2022 at 5:19 am (GMT +3)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.1
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude36.9098°N / 28.6494°E (Muğla, Turkey)
Antipode36.91°S / 151.351°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt3 reports
Primary data sourceNOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Nearest volcanoAkyarlar (119 km / 74 mi)
Nearby towns and cities8 km (5 mi) N of Dalyan (pop: 5,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
13 km (8 mi) NW of Ortaca (pop: 19,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
21 km (13 mi) NW of Dalaman (pop: 19,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
22 km (14 mi) NNW of Sarigerme (Ortaca) (pop: 16,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
34 km (21 mi) E of Marmaris (pop: 33,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
42 km (26 mi) SE of Mugla (pop: 48,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
104 km (64 mi) SSW of Denizli (pop: 313,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
496 km (308 mi) SW of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 21°C (70 F), humidity: 72%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from N
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

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
3.110 kmTurkey: 65 Km NE From RodhosNOA
2.93 kmTurkeyRaspberryShake
3.04.9 kmTurkey: ARMUTCUK-ULA (MUGLA)KOERI-RETMC
2.93 kmWESTERN TURKEYEMSC

Seismograms

Seismic station: Elmali-ANTALYA (ELL/KO network) | Distance from quake: 113 km / 71 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 (3)

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naxos, plaka (290.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / complex motion difficult to describe / very short : es gab einen kurzen Ruck und der Strom fiel aus. wenige Sekunden.  
Akyaka / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short
Kusadasi / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / very short : Je dormais a mon hôtel de vacances au 8eme étage  

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