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Terremoto moderado mag. 4.0 - Van, 51 km S of Bajaset, Ağrı, Turkey, viernes, 20 may 2022 23:41 (GMT +3) -

Terremoto moderado mag. 4.0 - Van, 51 km S of Bajaset, Ağrı, Turkey, viernes, 20 may 2022 23:41 (GMT +3) Terremoto moderado mag. 4.0 - Van, 51 km S of Bajaset, Ağrı, Turkey, viernes, 20 may 2022 23:41 (GMT +3)

Terremoto moderado magnitud 4.0 a 2 km de profundidad

20 May 20:52 UTC: Primero en informar: EMSC después de 11 minutos.
20 May 20:58: Magnitud recalculada de 3.9 a 4.0. Profundidad recalculada de 3.0 a 0.0 km (de 1.9 a 0 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 11 km (7 mi) al E.
20 May 21:17: Ubicación del epicentro corregida 1.4 km (0.9 mi) al NE.
20 May 22:13: Profundidad recalculada de 0.0 a 2.0 km (de 0 a 1.2 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 2.1 km (1.3 mi) al WNW.
Update Fri, 20 May 2022, 21:21
Magnitude 4.0 earthquake strikes near Bajaset, Ağrı, Turkey
4.0 quake 20 May 11:41 pm (GMT +3)
4.0 quake 20 May 11:41 pm (GMT +3)
The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported a magnitude 4.0 quake in Iran near Bajaset, Ağrı, 40 minutes ago. The earthquake hit late at night on Friday, May 20th, 2022, at 11:41 pm local time at a very shallow depth of 0 km. Magnitude and other quake parameters can still change in the coming hours as the agency continues to process seismic data.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the Kandilli Oservatory and Earthquake Research Institute in Istanbul (KOERI-RETMC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.0 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Bajaset (pop. 70,200) located 52 km from the epicenter, Diyadin (pop. 18,200) 68 km away, Erciş (pop. 91,900) 74 km away, Qarah Ẕīā'od Dīn (pop. 31,900) 74 km away, Khowy (pop. 175,400) 88 km away, Iğdır (pop. 75,700) 94 km away, Van (pop. 371,700) 98 km away, and Van (pop. 371,700) 98 km away.

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Earthquake data

Detalles del terremoto

Fecha y hora20 May 2022 20:41:23 UTC -
Hora local en el epicentroviernes, 20 may 2022 23:41 (GMT +3)
Prof.2.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud39.1°N / 44.19°E (Provincia de Van, Turquía)
Antipode39.1°S / 135.81°W
Intensidad del temblorTemblor moderado cerca del epicentro
Sentido0 informes
Fuente primaria de datosEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Volcán mas cercanoTendürek Dağ (40 km / 25 mi)
Lugares cercanos51 km al S de Bajaset (Ağrı) (pop: 70,200) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
53 km al NNE de Özalp (pop: 8,250) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
66 km al SE de Diyadin (Ağrı) (pop: 18,200) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
72 km al E de Erciş (pop: 91,900) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
92 km al S de Iğdır (pop: 75,700) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
97 km al NE de Van (pop: 371,700) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
123 km al SSO de Ereván (Yerevan, Armenia) (pop: 1,093,500) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
976 km al E de Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
Tiempo en el epicentro en el momento del sismoBroken Clouds 1°C (34 F), humidity: 63%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from NW
Energía sísmica estimada liberada6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 MWh, equivalente a 15.1 toneladas de TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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3.410 kmIran: 9 Km of Siah Cheshmeh, West AzarbaijanIRSC

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