Sunday, October 23, 2011

4.2 Magnitude Earthquake EASTERN TURKEY - 24th Oct 2011

A magnitude 4.2 earthquake has struck Eastern Turkey at a depth of just 11.2 km ( 7 miles), the quake hit at 00:50:48 UTC Monday 24th October 2011.
The epicenter was 13 km ( 8 miles) ESE of Van, Turkey

At least 217 dead as many as 1000 people missing, dozens of buildings have collapsed and rescue and search efforts are being hampered by dozens of strong aftershocks.

In excess of 200 recorded aftershocks since the yesterday 23rd October 2011

24th October 4.0 Magnitude or Higher.

4.1 Magnitude - 2 km Depth - 01:08:10 UTC
4.0 Magnitude - 2 km Depth - 01:39:16 UTC
4.4 Magnitude - 2 km Depth - 03:45:38 UTC
4.7 Magnitude - 2 km Depth - 04:43:01 UTC
4.0 Magnitude - 2 km Depth - 05:34:03 UTC
4.6 Magnitude - 12 km Depth - 05:54:58 UTC
4.5 Magnitude - 5 km Depth - 06:46:41 UTC
4.6 Magnitude - 134 km Depth - 08:12:25 UTC