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Mag. 1.9 quake - 51 km southwest of Erzurum, Erzurum, Turkey, on Sunday, Nov 26, 2023, at 06:50 am (Istanbul time) -

A light magnitude 1.9 earthquake hit 51 km (32 mi) away from Erzurum, Erzurum,  Turkey, in the early morning of Sunday, Nov 26, 2023 at 6.50 am local time (Europe/Istanbul GMT +3). The quake had a very shallow depth of 6.6 km (4.1 mi) and was not felt (or at least not reported so).

Mag. 1.9 quake - 51 km southwest of Erzurum, Erzurum, Turkey, on Sunday, Nov 26, 2023, at 06:50 am (Istanbul time) Mag. 1.9 quake - 51 km southwest of Erzurum, Erzurum, Turkey, on Sunday, Nov 26, 2023, at 06:50 am (Istanbul time)

Minor magnitude 1.9 earthquake at 7 km depth

26 Nov 04:11 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
26 Nov 04:43: Now using data updates from AFAD

Earthquake details

Date & timeNov 26, 2023 03:50:45 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSunday, Nov 26, 2023, at 06:50 am (Europe/Istanbul GMT +3)
StatusPreliminary (automatic detection)
Magnitude1.9
Depth6.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude39.5181°N / 40.9592°E Çat İlçesi, Erzurum, Turkey
Seismic antipode39.5181°S / 139.041°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceAFAD (Disaster and Emergency Management Authority)
Nearest volcanoNemrut Dagi (151 km / 94 mi)
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeLight Snow 1.5°C (35 F), humidity: 98%, wind: 3 m/s (7 kts) from SSE
Estimated seismic energy released4.5 x 107 joules (12.4 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Nearby places

The closest larger town near the epicenter is Karlıova, a town with 8,800 inhabitants in Turkey, in 26 km (16 mi) distance to the south, but it is unlikely that the quake was felt there.
Distance Place Max. shaking intensity(*) Region Country
26 km (16 mi)
S of epicenter
Karlıova
(pop: 8,800)
I: Not felt
Bingöl
38 km (23 mi)
W of epicenter
Yedisu
(pop: 1,770)
: Not felt
Bingöl
49 km (30 mi)
E of epicenter
Tekman
(pop: 8,270)
: Not felt
Erzurum
49 km (30 mi)
N of epicenter
Ilıca
(pop: 12,900)
: Not felt
Erzurum
50 km (31 mi)
NW of epicenter
Aşkale
(pop: 15,500)
: Not felt
Erzurum
51 km (32 mi)
NE of epicenter
Erzurum
(pop: 420,700)
: Not felt
Erzurum
57 km (36 mi)
SE of epicenter
Varto
(pop: 18,700)
: Not felt
Muş
58 km (36 mi)
NW of epicenter
Tercan
(pop: 12,200)
: Not felt
Erzincan
62 km (39 mi)
S of epicenter
Solhan
(pop: 15,300)
: Not felt
Bingöl
65 km (41 mi)
E of epicenter
Hınıs
(pop: 35,500)
: Not felt
Erzurum
80 km (49 mi)
NE of epicenter
Pasinler
(pop: 24,600)
: Not felt
Erzurum
81 km (50 mi)
SW of epicenter
Bingol
(pop: 80,600)
: Not felt
Bingöl
83 km (52 mi)
SW of epicenter
Yayladere
(pop: 3,930)
: Not felt
Bingöl
93 km (58 mi)
S of epicenter
Genç
(pop: 22,500)
: Not felt
Bingöl
99 km (61 mi)
SE of epicenter
Muş
(pop: 82,500)
: Not felt
Muş
99 km (62 mi)
NE of epicenter
Tortum
(pop: 9,430)
: Not felt
Erzurum
100 km (62 mi)
E of epicenter
Karaçoban
(pop: 20,500)
: Not felt
Erzurum
102 km (63 mi)
SW of epicenter
Karakocan
(pop: 29,700)
: Not felt
Elazığ
103 km (64 mi)
NW of epicenter
Provincia de Bayburt
(pop: 31,300)
: Not felt
Bayburt
110 km (68 mi)
W of epicenter
Cimin
(pop: 39,600)
: Not felt
Erzincan
114 km (71 mi)
S of epicenter
Kulp
(pop: 26,600)
: Not felt
Diyarbakır
118 km (73 mi)
NE of epicenter
Horasan
(pop: 17,100)
: Not felt
Erzurum
121 km (75 mi)
S of epicenter
Lice
(pop: 16,300)
: Not felt
Diyarbakır
123 km (76 mi)
E of epicenter
Bulanık
(pop: 31,400)
: Not felt
Muş
128 km (80 mi)
W of epicenter
Erzincan
(pop: 114,000)
: Not felt
Erzincan
130 km (81 mi)
SW of epicenter
Kovancılar
(pop: 23,000)
: Not felt
Elazığ
130 km (81 mi)
W of epicenter
Tunceli
(pop: 29,100)
: Not felt
Tunceli
139 km (86 mi)
SE of epicenter
Güroymak
(pop: 25,800)
: Not felt
Bitlis
142 km (88 mi)
E of epicenter
Malazgirt
(pop: 26,100)
: Not felt
Muş
143 km (89 mi)
NE of epicenter
Oltu
(pop: 23,500)
: Not felt
Erzurum
147 km (91 mi)
NW of epicenter
Kelkit
(pop: 23,900)
: Not felt
Gümüşhane
154 km (96 mi)
S of epicenter
Kozluk
(pop: 29,500)
: Not felt
Batman
157 km (97 mi)
SE of epicenter
Ahlat
(pop: 64,700)
: Not felt
Bitlis
159 km (99 mi)
SE of epicenter
Bages
(pop: 46,100)
: Not felt
Bitlis
162 km (100 mi)
SE of epicenter
Tatvan
(pop: 73,200)
: Not felt
Bitlis
164 km (102 mi)
NW of epicenter
Gumushkhane
(pop: 32,300)
: Not felt
Gümüşhane
164 km (102 mi)
NW of epicenter
Gümüşhane
(pop: 32,300)
: Not felt
Gümüşhane
174 km (108 mi)
SW of epicenter
Ergani
(pop: 52,700)
: Not felt
Diyarbakır
177 km (110 mi)
SW of epicenter
Elazig
(pop: 298,000)
: Not felt
Elazığ
695 km (432 mi)
W of epicenter
Ankara
(pop: 3,517,200)
: Not felt
Ankara
Notes:
(*) Shaking intensity according to the Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale (MMI) and estimated using seismic models.

User-reports for this quake

There are no user reports for this quake yet.
At magnitude 1.9, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.
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User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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Compare Quake Data

Data for the same earthquake as reported by different agencies

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.
Mag Depth Time GMT
2023-11-26
Epicenter Agency
1.9 6.6 km
4.1 mi
03:50:45 Çat (Erzurum) AFAD (Disaster and Emergency Management Authority)
2.2 5 km
3.1 mi
03:50:44 Turkey: CIRISLI-CAT (ERZURUM)
1.9 km (1.2 mi) epicenter difference with AFAD
KOERI-RETMC (Kandilli Oservatory and Earthquake Research Institute in Istanbul)
1.9 6.6 km
4.1 mi
03:50:45 Eastern Turkey
0 km (0 mi) epicenter difference with AFAD
EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)

Seismograms

Seismic station: Garni, Armenia (GNI/IU network) | Distance from quake: 330 km / 205 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Garni, Armenia: 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: 0.5-10.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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