Frightening Earthquakes in Izmir's Karaburun Offshore!

successive earthquakes in the aegean sea
successive earthquakes in the aegean sea

In the Aegean Sea, many earthquakes, the largest of which was 4.2, occurred off the Karaburun district of Izmir.

According to the Richter scale, within 5 hours in the Aegean Sea off the Karaburun district of İzmir; There were four earthquakes with a magnitude of 3.6, then 3.5, then 3.7 and 3.6. In addition, earthquakes with a magnitude of 03.48 at 4 and a magnitude of 04.20 at 4.2 took place. The earthquake occurred at a depth of about 40.94 km from the ground.

According to the data of the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD), the first earthquake with a magnitude of 20.58 occurred in the Aegean Sea at 3.6:52.85. The depth of the earthquake, which was 6.91 kilometers away from Karaburun, was determined as 30 kilometers. 21.28 minutes after this earthquake, at 3.5:29.45, a second earthquake with a magnitude of 7.06 occurred, the epicenter of which was again in the Aegean Sea off the coast of Karaburun. While the depth of the earthquake, which is 02.03 kilometers away from Karaburun, was measured as 3.7 kilometers, the third earthquake with a magnitude of 41.09 occurred in the same region at around 25.06. The depth of the earthquake, which is 16 kilometers away from Karaburun, was recorded as 02.19. 3.6 minutes after this earthquake, at around 39.65, the fourth earthquake with a magnitude of 21.12 occurred, again off the coast of Karaburun. The depth of the earthquake, which was XNUMX kilometers away from Karaburun, was measured as XNUMX kilometers.

On the other hand, Boğaziçi University Kandilli Observatory Earthquake Research Institute (KRDAE) announced the first earthquake as 3.5, the second earthquake as 3.9, and the others as 4.1 and 4.0.

According to the first determinations, the earthquakes felt in İzmir and some of its districts did not cause any destruction.

Armin

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