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Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 4.2 km northwest of Göksun, Kahramanmaraş, Turkey, on Sunday, Mar 19, 2023 at 3:56 pm (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.
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Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 4.2 km northwest of Göksun, Kahramanmaraş, Turkey, on Sunday, Mar 19, 2023 at 3:56 pm (GMT +3) Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 4.2 km northwest of Göksun, Kahramanmaraş, Turkey, on Sunday, Mar 19, 2023 at 3:56 pm (GMT +3)

Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 5 km depth

19 Mar 13:05 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 8 minutes.
20 Mar 05:31: Magnitude recalculated from 4.2 to 4.4.
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Earthquake details

Date & timeMar 19, 2023 12:56:44 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSunday, Mar 19, 2023 at 3:56 pm (GMT +3)
Depth5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude38.0373°N / 36.454°E (Kahramanmaraş, Turkey)
Antipode38.037°S / 143.546°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt1 report
Primary data sourceKOERI-RETMC (Kandilli Oservatory and Earthquake Research Institute in Istanbul)
Nearest volcanoErciyes Dagi (104 km / 65 mi)
Nearby towns and cities4 km (3 mi) WNW of Göksun (pop: 34,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
47 km (29 mi) WSW of Afşin (pop: 39,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
65 km (41 mi) NW of Kahramanmaraş (pop: 376,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
68 km (42 mi) WSW of Elbistan (pop: 80,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
80 km (50 mi) NNE of Kadirli (Osmaniye) (pop: 70,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
86 km (53 mi) NE of Kozan (Provincia de Adana) (pop: 88,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
154 km (95 mi) NE of Adana (pop: 1,249,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
375 km (233 mi) ESE of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeLight Rain 5.3°C (41 F), humidity: 91%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from SSE
Estimated seismic energy released2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Seismic station: GEOFON Station Eilat, Israel (EIL/GE network) | Distance from quake: 941 km / 584 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station GEOFON Station Eilat, Israel: 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: 0.2-5.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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Adana (159.7 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Adana merkez hissedilmedi (reported through our app)  
Nizip, Gaziantep (164.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Hafif sallantı hissettik (reported through our app)  

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