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Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - 13 km northeast of Kırıkhan, Hatay, Turkey, on Sunday, Mar 19, 2023 at 5:29 am (GMT +3) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.8 quake 32 km west of Gaziantep, Turkey, Feb 6, 2023 3:17 am (GMT +2), which had occurred 6 weeks earlier.
Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - 13 km northeast of Kırıkhan, Hatay, Turkey, on Sunday, Mar 19, 2023 at 5:29 am (GMT +3) Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - 13 km northeast of Kırıkhan, Hatay, Turkey, on Sunday, Mar 19, 2023 at 5:29 am (GMT +3)

Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 10 km depth

19 Mar 02:38 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 8 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMar 19, 2023 02:29:55 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSunday, Mar 19, 2023 at 5:29 am (GMT +3)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude36.561°N / 36.4855°E (Hatay, Turkey)
Antipode36.561°S / 143.515°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceKOERI-RETMC (Kandilli Oservatory and Earthquake Research Institute in Istanbul)
Nearest volcanoKoruhüyüğü (30 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities10 km (6 mi) ESE of Karaelma (pop: 182) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
13 km (8 mi) ENE of Kırıkhan (pop: 60,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
27 km (17 mi) ENE of Belen (Provincia de Hatay) (pop: 20,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
28 km (17 mi) E of Iskenderun (pop: 160,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
33 km (21 mi) NNW of Reyhanlı (pop: 57,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
38 km (24 mi) SE of Dörtyol (pop: 56,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
49 km (31 mi) NE of Antioch (pop: 210,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
490 km (304 mi) SE of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 10.9°C (52 F), humidity: 95%, wind: 1 m/s (1 kts) from S
Estimated seismic energy released5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 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.
2.610 kmTurkey: Jordan/Syria RegionRaspberryShake

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.6, 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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