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Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 3.7 km northwest of Doğanşehir, Malatya, Turkey, on Sunday, Mar 19, 2023 at 5:24 pm (GMT +3) -

Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 3.7 km northwest of Doğanşehir, Malatya, Turkey, on Sunday, Mar 19, 2023 at 5:24 pm (GMT +3) Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 3.7 km northwest of Doğanşehir, Malatya, Turkey, on Sunday, Mar 19, 2023 at 5:24 pm (GMT +3)

Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 5 km depth

19 Mar 14:30 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 6 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMar 19, 2023 14:24:22 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSunday, Mar 19, 2023 at 5:24 pm (GMT +3)
Depth5.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude38.1077°N / 37.8398°E (Malatya, Turkey)
Antipode38.108°S / 142.16°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceKOERI-RETMC (Kandilli Oservatory and Earthquake Research Institute in Istanbul)
Nearest volcanoUnnamed 36.67°N/37.00°E (176 km / 109 mi)
Nearby towns and cities4 km (2 mi) NW of Doğanşehir (pop: 14,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
28 km (17 mi) SSW of Akçadağ (pop: 14,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
40 km (25 mi) NNE of Gölbaşı (Adıyaman) (pop: 28,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
46 km (29 mi) N of Besni (Adıyaman) (pop: 41,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
50 km (31 mi) WSW of Malatya (pop: 441,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
57 km (35 mi) SSE of Darende (pop: 20,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
57 km (36 mi) E of Elbistan (Kahramanmaraş) (pop: 80,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
476 km (296 mi) ESE of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 4.4°C (40 F), humidity: 97%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from ENE
Estimated seismic energy released1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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2.35 kmTurkeyRaspberryShake

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.3, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable 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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