Information about the earthquake: mag of light. 4.3 earthquake

Light 4.3 magnitude earthquake at a depth of 176 km

July 18 22:18 UTC: First to report: NOA after 6 minutes.

Updated Sun Jul 18, 2021, 10:24 PM

Moderate 4.3 earthquake strikes near Bergama, Izmir, Turkey

Earthquake 4.3 11 km southeast of Bergama, Izmir, Turkey, July 19 01:11 (GMT +3)

Earthquake 4.3 11 km southeast of Bergama, Izmir, Turkey, July 19 01:11 (GMT +3)

Just 12 minutes ago, a 4.3 magnitude earthquake struck near Bergama, Izmir, Turkey. The tremor was recorded early in the morning of Monday, July 19, 2021 at 1:11 a.m. local time, at an intermediate to considerable depth of 175.7 km below the surface.
The event was classified by the Athens National Observatory (NOA), the first seismological agency to report it.
According to preliminary calculations, we do not expect that the earthquake was felt by many people and caused no damage. In Bergamo (57,200 inhabitants at 11 km), Aliağa (44 900 inhabitants at 34 km), Soma (65 900 inhabitants at 37 km), Kırkağaç (27 100 inhabitants at 39 km), Menemen (53 500 inhabitants at 49 km ), Akhisar (84,700 inhabitants, 54 km), Ayvalik (70,000 inhabitants, 57 km), Kemalpaşa (30,400 inhabitants, 69 km) and Esmirna (2,500,600 inhabitants, 69 km), the earthquake n was probably not felt.
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Date and time: July 18, 2021 22:11:51 UTC –
Local time at epicenter: July 19 01:11 (GMT +3)
Magnitude: 4.3

Depth: 175.7 km
Latitude / longitude of epicenter: 39.0279 ° N / 27.2305 ° E (Izmir, Turkey)
Nearest volcano: Kenger (114 km / 71 mi)

Nearby towns and villages:
11 km (7 mi) to SSE of Bergamo (pop: 57,200) -> See nearby earthquakes!
34 km (21 mi) northeast of Aliğa (pop: 44,900) -> See nearby earthquakes!
37 km (23 mi) WW of Soma (Manisa) (pop: 65,900) -> Observe the earthquakes nearby!
39 km (24 mi) OSO of Kirkağaç (Manisa) (pop: 27,100) -> See nearby earthquakes!
49 km (30 mi) NNE of Menemen (pop: 53,500) -> Observe the earthquakes nearby!
54 km (34 mi) to WNW of Akhisar (Manisa) (pop: 84,700) -> Observe the earthquakes nearby!
57 km (35 mi) southeast of Ayvalik (Balikesir) (pop: 70,000) -> See earthquakes nearby!
69 km (43 mi) NNW of Kemalpaşa (pop: 30,400) -> Observe the earthquakes nearby!
69 km (43 mi) north of Esmirna (pop: 2,500,600) -> See earthquakes nearby!
493 km (306 mi) west of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) -> See nearby earthquakes!

Weather at the epicenter at the time of the earthquake:
Clear sky 26.3 ° C (79 F), humidity: 56%, wind: 2 m / s (3 kts) from SW

Main data source: NOA (Athens National Observatory)

Estimated energy released: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tonnes of TNT) Find out more

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Mag. Depth Location Source
4.3 176 km Turkey: 59 km east of Mitilini NDA

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