Archive for June, 2012

June 14, 2012

Ölüdeniz Açiklari-Muğla, Turkey 6.0 Aftershocks

On 10.06.2012 at 15:44:16 UTC a strong 6.0 ML earthquake occured in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Ölüdeniz Açiklari-Muğla, Turkey at a depth of 19.4km. The prefered location by KOERI (Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute) is Lat 36.4542, Long 28.9047.
Approx. 25 km from Oludeniz
31 km SW Fethiye (pop 60,437)
40 km from Dalaman

At least 51 injured. All of the injured have been linked to jumping from balconies and windows. No collapsed houses but cracks appeared in some walls. The shaking was said to have lasted 1 minute.
Felt most in Fethiye and Oludeniz.

Other Network estimates of the quake were;
GEOFON = 6.1Mw
EMSC = 6.0Mw
RAS = 5.9Ms, 5.8mb
GCMT = 6.1Mw, 5.8Ms
NOA = 5.8ML
USGS = 5.8Mw, 5.7mb, 5.7Ms

Aftershock Map below based on Bogazici University Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute data – 198 aftershocks, last earthquake on map 2.7, 2012.06.13 23:50:02 UTC, 36.4203, 28.9013, Ölüdeniz Açiklari-Muğla (Mediterranean Sea)
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To view larger map and the list, which has newest events at the top, click on text “View Larger Map” below map.

72 hour Aftershock Timeline Graph ( magnitude versus time) for the 72 hour Ölüdeniz Açiklari-Muğla 6.0ML 10/06/2012 earthquake based on data from the Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute
72 hour Ölüdeniz Açiklari-Muğla 6.0ML Aftershocks Graph

*updated on 14.06.2012 NZST at 5:34pm