Mag. 2.6 earthquake - EASTERN TURKEY on Wednesday, 27 August 2014 at 16:06 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 4 km depth
27 Aug 18:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 2 hours and 4 minutes.
Depth: 4.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.11°N / 38.48°E (Turkey)
Nearest volcano: Karaca Dağ (126 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) NW of Sincik (pop: 7,150)
23 km (14 mi) ENE of Çelikhan (pop: 13,000)
30 km (19 mi) SSE of Malatya (pop: 441,800)
38 km (24 mi) NNW of Kâhta (pop: 73,100)
42 km (26 mi) NNE of Adıyaman (pop: 223,700)
51 km (32 mi) ESE of Akçadağ (pop: 14,800)
152 km (94 mi) NE of Gaziantep (pop: 1,066,000)
154 km (96 mi) W of Diyarbakır (pop: 644,800)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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