Quake Info: Moderate Mag. 4.5 Earthquake


Moderate mag.  4.5 earthquake - 21 km south of Erciş, Van, Turkey, on Friday, Jun 10, 2022 at 10:32 am (GMT +4:30)

Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 10 km depth

10 Jun 06:08 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
10 Jun 06:08: Magnitude recalculated from 4.3 to 4.4. Epicenter location corrected by 1.1 km (0.7 mi) towards N.
10 Jun 06:28: Now using data updates from USGS

Update Fri, 10 Jun 2022, 06:12

Moderate 4.4 quake hits near Khowy, West Azerbaijan, Iran

4.4 quake 10 Jun 10:32 am (GMT +4:30)

4.4 quake 10 Jun 10:32 am (GMT +4:30)

A shallow magnitude 4.4 earthquake was reported in the morning near Khowy, West Azerbaijan, Iran.
According to the German Research Center for Geosciences (GFZ), the quake hit on Friday, June 10th, 2022, at 10:02 am local time at a shallow depth of 68 km. The exact magnitude, epicecial, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
A second report was later issued by the Kandilli Oservatory and Earthquake Research Institute in Istanbul (KOERI-RETMC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.5 earthquake. A third agency, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC), reported the same quake at magnitude 4.4.
Towns or cities near the epic where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Özalp (pop. 8,200) located 40 km from the epic, Khowy (pop. 175,400) 48 km away, Qarah Ẕīā’od Dīn (pop. 31,900 ) 54 km away, Salmas (pop. 81,600) 65 km away, Başkale (pop. 14,500) 84 km away, Van (pop. 371,700) 95 km away, Bajaset (pop. 70,200) 97 km away, and Erciş (pop. 91,900) 100 km away.
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag. Depth Location Source
4.5 10 km 21 Km SSE of Erciş, Turkey USGS
4.5 7 km EASTERN TURKEY EMSC
4.5 7 km Turkey: SURUYOLU-MURADIYE (VAN) KOERI-RETMC
4.5 10 km Turkey RaspberryShake
4.7 10 km 32 Km of Erciş, Turkey IRSC
4.5 10 km Turkey GFZ

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