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Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 79 km south of Fethiye, Muğla, Turkey, on Thursday, Oct 6, 2022 at 5:30 am (GMT +3) -

Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 79 km south of Fethiye, Muğla, Turkey, on Thursday, Oct 6, 2022 at 5:30 am (GMT +3) Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 79 km south of Fethiye, Muğla, Turkey, on Thursday, Oct 6, 2022 at 5:30 am (GMT +3)

Light magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 15 km depth

6 Oct 02:36 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 5 minutes.
6 Oct 02:40: Magnitude recalculated from 3.7 to 3.4. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 16.0 km (from 6.2 to 9.9 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 12 km (7.7 mi) towards WSW.
6 Oct 06:56: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 16.0 to 15.0 km (from 9.9 to 9.3 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 11 km (7.1 mi) towards NNE.

Earthquake details

Date & timeOct 6, 2022 02:30:49 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Oct 6, 2022 at 5:30 am (GMT +3)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.4
Depth15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude35.93°N / 29.19°E (Eastern Mediterranean, Turkey)
Antipode35.93°S / 150.81°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceRaspberryShake (RaspberryShake)
Nearest volcanoNisyros (195 km / 121 mi)
Nearby towns and cities42 km (26 mi) SSW of Kalamaki (pop: 3,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
50 km (31 mi) SW of Kas (pop: 7,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
79 km (49 mi) S of Fethiye (pop: 60,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
80 km (49 mi) WSW of Demre (pop: 14,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
98 km (61 mi) SSE of Sarigerme (Ortaca) (pop: 16,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
99 km (62 mi) SSE of Dalaman (pop: 19,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
173 km (108 mi) SW of Antalya (pop: 758,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
548 km (340 mi) SW of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 23.4°C (74 F), humidity: 55%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from S
Estimated seismic energy released7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 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
3.415 kmTurkey: Eastern Mediterranean SeaRaspberryShake
3.710 kmTurkey: 42 Km SW From Megisti (Kastellorizo)NOA
3.415 kmTurkey: EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN SEAEMSC
3.416 kmTurkey: MEDITERRANEAN SEAKOERI-RETMC

Seismograms

Seismic station: Elmali-ANTALYA (ELL/KO network) | Distance from quake: 111 km / 69 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

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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