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Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - Ardahan, 32 km northwest of Kars, Turkey, on Tuesday, Sep 27, 2022 at 7:53 pm (GMT +3) -

Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - Ardahan, 32 km northwest of Kars, Turkey, on Tuesday, Sep 27, 2022 at 7:53 pm (GMT +3) Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - Ardahan, 32 km northwest of Kars, Turkey, on Tuesday, Sep 27, 2022 at 7:53 pm (GMT +3)

Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 9 km depth

27 Sep 17:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 27, 2022 16:53:52 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Sep 27, 2022 at 7:53 pm (GMT +3)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2.7
Depth9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude40.8°N / 42.81°E (Ardahan, Turkey)
Antipode40.8°S / 137.19°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Nearest volcanoKars (44 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities17 km (11 mi) E of Göle (pop: 11,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
32 km (20 mi) NW of Kars (pop: 77,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
36 km (22 mi) SSE of Ardahan (pop: 21,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
56 km (35 mi) NNE of Sarıkamış (Kars) (pop: 23,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
75 km (47 mi) ENE of Oltu (Erzurum) (pop: 23,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
77 km (48 mi) NNW of Kağızman (Kars) (pop: 25,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
93 km (58 mi) ESE of Artvin (pop: 24,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
849 km (528 mi) E of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 11.2°C (52 F), humidity: 25%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from SE
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
2.79 kmEASTERN TURKEYEMSC
2.78.9 kmTurkey: KUCUKALTINBULAK-GOLE (ARDAHAN)KOERI-RETMC
2.79 kmTurkeyRaspberryShake

Seismograms

Seismic station: Garni, Armenia (GNI/IU network) | Distance from quake: 179 km / 111 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Garni, Armenia: 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 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm 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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Date and time GMTMag
Depth
DistanceLocationDetails
Nov 24, 1976 12:22
46 years ago
7.3

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Oct 23, 2011 10:41
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18 km
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7.0

17 km
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May 22, 1971 16:44
52 years ago
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10 km
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Dec 7, 1988 07:41
34 years ago
6.8

5.4 km
117km / 73mi33 km NW of Vanadzor, Lori, ArmeniaMore
Oct 30, 1983 04:12
39 years ago
6.8

12 km
74km / 46mi34 km W of Sarıkamış, Kars, TurkeyMore
Aug 19, 1966 12:22
56 years ago
6.8

25 km
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Aug 17, 1949 18:44
73 years ago
6.8

15 km
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Sep 13, 1924 14:34
98 years ago
6.8

15 km
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May 1, 2003 00:27
20 years ago
6.4

10 km
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Oct 23, 1992 23:19
30 years ago
6.4

16 km
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Jun 15, 1991 00:59
31 years ago
6.3

9.4 km
210km / 130mi26 km N of Ts'khinvali, Shida Kartli, GeorgiaMore
Jul 26, 1967 18:53
55 years ago
6.2

20 km
243km / 151mi24 km S of Tercan, Erzincan, TurkeyMore
Aug 20, 1966 11:59
56 years ago
6.2

25 km
210km / 131mi18 km NE of Karlıova, Bingöl, TurkeyMore
Mar 8, 2010 02:32
13 years ago
6.1

12 km
323km / 201mi10.4 km S of Karakocan, Elazığ, TurkeyMore
Jan 27, 2003 05:26
20 years ago
6.1

10 km
288km / 179miTunceli, 28 km SE of Cimin, Erzincan, TurkeyMore
Apr 29, 1991 18:30
32 years ago
6.1

14 km
210km / 130mi31 km N of Ts'khinvali, Shida Kartli, GeorgiaMore
Sep 7, 2009 22:41
13 years ago
6.0

15 km
213km / 133mi9 km N of Oni, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti, GeorgiaMore
Dec 7, 1988 07:45
34 years ago
5.9

10 km
122km / 76mi28 km NW of Vanadzor, Lori, ArmeniaMore
May 13, 1986 08:44
37 years ago
5.8

10 km
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63 years ago
5.8

15 km
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Dec 3, 1999 17:06
23 years ago
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19 km
63km / 39mi21 km W of Sarıkamış, Kars, TurkeyMore
Jan 3, 1952 06:03
71 years ago
5.7

20 km
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Dec 16, 1990 15:45
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5.5

33 km
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5.5

10 km
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Apr 29, 1976 22:18
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5.5

44 km
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May 20, 1959 19:49
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5.5

15 km
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Jul 10, 2001 21:42
21 years ago
5.4

33 km
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5.4

60 km
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10 km
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5.3

10 km
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Oct 30, 1983 12:40
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5.3

17 km
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5.3

10 km
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May 31, 1958 03:50
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5.3

10 km
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5.2

10 km
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Jan 21, 2007 07:38
16 years ago
5.2

3.1 km
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Jun 3, 1991 10:22
32 years ago
5.2

28 km
84km / 52mi26 km SW of Kağızman, Kars, TurkeyMore
Nov 7, 1985 08:26
37 years ago
5.2

33 km
69km / 43mi24 km W of Sarıkamış, Kars, TurkeyMore
Apr 19, 1959 08:59
64 years ago
5.2

15 km
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May 30, 1958 05:16
65 years ago
5.2

10 km
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10 km
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18 km
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10 km
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10 km
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10 km
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10 km
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Apr 11, 1986 04:10
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10 km
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48 years ago
5.0

40 km
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4.9

10 km
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38 years ago
4.9

10 km
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4.8

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4.8

33 km
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4.8

33 km
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4.8

10 km
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4.8

10 km
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39 years ago
4.8

10 km
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39 years ago
4.8

10 km
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4.8

15 km
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Apr 29, 1976 23:23
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4.8

11 km
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Mar 25, 1976 11:55
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4.8

18 km
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10 km
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10 km
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May 29, 2001 14:15
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4.7

33 km
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Dec 19, 1998 16:15
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33 km
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Dec 31, 1988 04:07
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4.7

10 km
95km / 59mi15 km NE of Gyumri, Shirak, ArmeniaMore
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4.7

10 km
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Oct 21, 1984 18:04
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32 km
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Oct 17, 1984 14:16
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33 km
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10 km
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Nov 1, 1983 18:03
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4.7

10 km
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May 25, 1982 08:06
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4.7

33 km
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Jan 17, 1978 19:12
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4.7

14 km
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Jan 7, 1978 16:48
45 years ago
4.7

33 km
93km / 58miErzurum, 71 km NW of Ağrı, TurkeyMore
Nov 29, 1975 17:03
47 years ago
4.7

29 km
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4.6

10 km
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Feb 17, 2007 08:45
16 years ago
4.6

5 km
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Nov 23, 2006 04:37
16 years ago
4.6

5 km
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Mar 20, 2000 06:45
23 years ago
4.6

10 km
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Mar 18, 2000 04:09
23 years ago
4.6

10 km
55km / 34miErzurum, 28 km NW of Sarıkamış, Kars, TurkeyMore
Dec 5, 1999 22:14
23 years ago
4.6

10 km
28km / 18miErzurum, 49 km W of Kars, TurkeyMore
Dec 3, 1999 20:06
23 years ago
4.6

35 km
70km / 43mi24 km W of Sarıkamış, Kars, TurkeyMore
Jun 19, 1991 06:40
31 years ago
4.6

33 km
59km / 37mi20 km NW of Kağızman, Kars, TurkeyMore
Jun 16, 1991 11:07
31 years ago
4.6

26 km
91km / 56miKars, 33 km NW of Ağrı, TurkeyMore
Mar 30, 1989 16:36
34 years ago
4.6

10 km
98km / 61mi32 km N of Gyumri, Shirak, ArmeniaMore
Dec 7, 1988 18:05
34 years ago
4.6

10 km
115km / 71mi32 km NE of Gyumri, Shirak, ArmeniaMore
Dec 7, 1988 08:57
34 years ago
4.6

10 km
37km / 23mi39 km N of Kars, TurkeyMore
Oct 26, 1984 15:08
38 years ago
4.6

64 km
114km / 71mi60 km NE of Erzurum, TurkeyMore
Oct 19, 1984 12:59
38 years ago
4.6

10 km
55km / 34mi21 km E of Oltu, Erzurum, TurkeyMore
Dec 17, 1983 00:14
39 years ago
4.6

33 km
118km / 73miLori, 48 km NE of Gyumri, Shirak, ArmeniaMore
Jun 20, 1983 00:28
39 years ago
4.6

10 km
116km / 72mi15 km SW of Horasan, Erzurum, TurkeyMore
May 19, 1982 13:32
41 years ago
4.6

33 km
114km / 71mi20 km S of Horasan, Erzurum, TurkeyMore
Apr 25, 1979 07:39
44 years ago
4.6

10 km
108km / 67mi43 km N of Gyumri, Shirak, ArmeniaMore
Apr 2, 1976 16:58
47 years ago
4.6

46 km
130km / 81mi39 km W of Iğdır, TurkeyMore
Aug 20, 2001 18:50
21 years ago
4.5

10 km
91km / 57mi15 km N of Horasan, Erzurum, TurkeyMore
Jul 20, 1999 04:22
23 years ago
4.5

10 km
159km / 99mi5.6 km E of Erzurum, TurkeyMore
Dec 23, 1998 16:20
24 years ago
4.5

10 km
26km / 16miErzurum, 47 km W of Kars, TurkeyMore
Aug 8, 1997 02:39
25 years ago
4.5

10 km
142km / 88mi31 km SE of Pasinler, Erzurum, TurkeyMore
Feb 9, 1997 21:49
26 years ago
4.5

33 km
114km / 71miSamtskhe-Javakheti, 84 km W of Tbilisi, K'alak'i T'bilisi, GeorgiaMore
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