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Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 69 km southeast of Beykonak, Antalya, Turkey, on Wednesday, Nov 2, 2022 at 7:41 pm (GMT +2) -

Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 69 km southeast of Beykonak, Antalya, Turkey, on Wednesday, Nov 2, 2022 at 7:41 pm (GMT +2) Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 69 km southeast of Beykonak, Antalya, Turkey, on Wednesday, Nov 2, 2022 at 7:41 pm (GMT +2)

Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 52 km depth

2 Nov 17:44 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
2 Nov 17:48: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 4.6. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 64.0 km (from 6.2 to 40 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 5.6 km (3.5 mi) towards S.
2 Nov 18:05: Now using data updates from USGS
7 Nov 19:52: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 55.6 to 52.3 km (from 35 to 32 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.5 km (0.9 mi) towards E.
Update Wed, 2 Nov 2022, 17:54

Magnitude 4.6 earthquake strikes near Beykonak, Antalya, Turkey

4.6 quake 2 Nov 7:41 pm (GMT +2)
4.6 quake 2 Nov 7:41 pm (GMT +2)
A magnitude 4.6 earthquake near Beykonak, Antalya, Turkey, was reported only 13 minutes ago by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at a moderately shallow depth of 64 km beneath the epicenter early evening on Wednesday, November 2nd, 2022, at 7:41 pm local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
A second report was later issued by the National Observatory of Athens (NOA), which listed it as a magnitude 4.8 earthquake. Other agencies reporting the same quake include the citizen-seismograph network of RaspberryShake at magnitude 4.6, the Kandilli Oservatory and Earthquake Research Institute in Istanbul (KOERI-RETMC) at magnitude 4.7, and the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) at magnitude 4.3.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Çıralı (pop. 500) located 75 km from the epicenter, Beykonak (pop. 30,300) 77 km away, Tekirova (pop. 20,000) 82 km away, Finike (pop. 9,300) 86 km away, Kemer (pop. 17,300) 91 km away, Turuncova (pop. 8,400) 91 km away, Demre (pop. 14,400) 94 km away, and Göynük (pop. 6,000) 98 km away.
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Earthquake details

Date & timeNov 2, 2022 17:41:23 UTC -
Local time at epicenterWednesday, Nov 2, 2022 at 7:41 pm (GMT +2)
Depth52.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude35.9595°N / 30.9178°E (Eastern Mediterranean, Turkey)
Antipode35.96°S / 149.082°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearby towns and cities64 km (40 mi) SE of Çıralı (pop: 500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
69 km (43 mi) SE of Beykonak (pop: 30,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
70 km (43 mi) SSE of Tekirova (pop: 20,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
78 km (48 mi) SSE of Kemer (pop: 17,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
79 km (49 mi) ESE of Finike (pop: 9,250) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
90 km (56 mi) ESE of Demre (pop: 14,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
107 km (67 mi) S of Antalya (pop: 758,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
472 km (293 mi) SSW of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
216 km (134 mi) WNW of Zypern Island (pop: 1,140,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 22.4°C (72 F), humidity: 60%, wind: 7 m/s (13 kts) from W
Estimated seismic energy released1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 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.
4.852 km68 Km SE of Beykonak, TurkeyUSGS
4.856 kmTurkey: Eastern Mediterranean SeaRaspberryShake
4.810 kmTurkey: 125 Km ESE From Megisti (Kastellorizo)NOA
5.194 kmTurkey: Near KonyaRENASS
4.848 km67 Km SE of Beykonak, TurkeyGFZ
4.810 kmTurkey: Eastern Mediterranean SeaIRIS
5.059 kmTurkey: Eastern Mediterranean SeaGeoAu
4.850 kmTurkey: Kumluca / östliches MittelmeerZAMG


Seismic station: Ankara, Turkey (ANTO/IU network) | Distance from quake: 465 km / 289 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Ankara, Turkey: 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. Bandpass filter applied: 0.2-10.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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