International Disaster and Emergency Monitoring Center

Preliminary earthquake data and analysis

Earthquake Report
Base data
Event ID 452321
Event time 2021-05-12 00:25:44 (UTC)
Local time 2021-05-11 21:25:44 - [It was night in the affected area.]
Last update 2021-05-12 00:31:00 (UTC)
Magnitude 2.2
Depth 8 km
Class Micro
Hypocenter Shallow depth
Mercalli scale 1
Possible effects People do not feel any Earth movement.
Data status
Data provider EMSC

Continent Asia
Country Turkey
Administration area İzmir
Nearest settlement Ozdere
Distance 10 km
Course SSW
Surface type underwater quake
Tsunami region Mediterranean
Water surface name Aegean Sea

Risk Analisys
Nearest nuclear power plants
There is no known nuclear power plant nearby.
Nearest marine ports
Kusadasi (17.29 km), Samos (21.98 km), Pithagorion (29.38 km), Neon Karlovas (36.89 km), Izmir (56.24 km)
Nearest airports
Samos Airport (30.09 km), Adnan Menderes International Airport (41.01 km), Çiğli Airport (65.04 km)
Nearest volcanoes
There is no known marine port nearby.
Quick Analysis
Due to the small magnitude of the earthquake and the moderate depth of the hypocenter, minimal damage is conceivable.According to the epicenter of the quake, this is an underwater quake.