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Weak mag. 2.1 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 29 km east of Silifke, Mersin, Turkey, on Tuesday, Sep 27, 2022 at 2:38 pm (GMT +3) -

Weak mag. 2.1 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 29 km east of Silifke, Mersin, Turkey, on Tuesday, Sep 27, 2022 at 2:38 pm (GMT +3) Weak mag. 2.1 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 29 km east of Silifke, Mersin, Turkey, on Tuesday, Sep 27, 2022 at 2:38 pm (GMT +3)

Weak magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 4 km depth

27 Sep 13:06 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 1 hour and 27 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 27, 2022 11:38:53 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Sep 27, 2022 at 2:38 pm (GMT +3)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2.1
Depth3.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude36.3145°N / 34.243°E (Eastern Mediterranean, Turkey)
Antipode36.315°S / 145.757°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceKOERI-RETMC (Kandilli Oservatory and Earthquake Research Institute in Istanbul)
Nearest volcanoKaradağ (156 km / 97 mi)
Nearby towns and cities19 km (12 mi) SSE of Kızkalesi (pop: 1,740) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
29 km (18 mi) ESE of Silifke (pop: 75,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
33 km (20 mi) S of Erdemli (pop: 46,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
45 km (28 mi) SSW of Pınarbaşı (Erdemli) (pop: 11,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
81 km (50 mi) ESE of Mut (pop: 49,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
89 km (55 mi) SW of Tarso (pop: 256,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
122 km (76 mi) SW of Adana (pop: 1,249,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
419 km (260 mi) SSE of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) | 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
2.13.7 kmTurkey: KURTULUS ACIKLARI-MERSIN (MEDITERRANEAN SEA)KOERI-RETMC

Seismograms

Seismic station: Bunyan KAYSERI (BNN/KO network) | Distance from quake: 316 km / 196 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Bunyan KAYSERI: 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

At magnitude 2.1, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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