M 6.1 in Türkiye on 23 Nov 2022 01:08 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID EQ 1347428
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.1M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 40.8471 , 30.967
Event Date: 23 Nov 2022 01:08 UTC
23 Nov 2022 04:08 Local
Exposed Population: Less then 100 people in MMI X
230 thousand (in MMI>=VII)
Inserted at: 23 Nov 2022 01:46 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
3.2 (Türkiye)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 1.7 1.7
us7000irp8 Scaled population (raster) 4.69  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.77  
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Turkey - Earthquake (ECHO 23 Nov 2022)Wed, 23 Nov 2022 11:35

  • An earthquake of 6.1 M (5.9 M as recorded by the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency - AFAD) at a depth of 10 km occurred in north-western Turkey on 23 November at 1.08 UTC (4.08 local time). The epicentre of the earthquake was approximately 13 km west of Düzce City, and 8 km north-northwest of Gölyaka Town (both in Düzce Province).
  • AFAD reported, as of 23 November, a total of 72 injured people.
  • More than 100 aftershocks with a maximum magnitude of 4.3 M have been recorded in the area. USGS PAGER estimates that up to 41,000 people were exposed to severe shaking, up to 197,000 people were exposed to very strong shaking, and up to 118,000 people to strong shaking.
  • A total of 2,182 personnel and 424 vehicles from AFAD and related institutions have been deployed in the affected area.
  • For the next 24 hours, moderate rain is expected across the affected area.
M6.1 in Türkiye - EC/ECHO daily mapWed, 23 Nov 2022 18:34

A new EC/ECHO daily map is now available
Türkiye - Earthquake, update (ECHO 25 Nov 2022)Fri, 25 Nov 2022 10:25

  • After the 6.1M earthquake - 5.9M as recorded by the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD) - that occurred on 23 November at 1.08 UTC in Düzce Province (north-western Türkiye), the number of casualties increased.
  • According to the latest report by AFAD, as of 24 November, 93 people have been injured, of which 37 people in Düzce, 26 in Sakarya, 14 in Bolu, ten in Zonguldak, four in Bursa and two in Istanbul. AFAD and Turkish Red Crescent deployed blankets, tents, heaters, and food and non food items for the affected people.
  • Over the next 24 hours, moderate to lacally heavy rainfall is forecast over north-western Türkiye, including the area affected by the earthquake.
Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 61 | About casualties: 26 | Last hour: 0

Xinhua Photo Daily | Nov. 24, 20222022-11-25T08:21+0100.

BEIJING, Nov. 25 (Xinhua) -- A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua. Staff members produce flags for World Cup games at a production workshop of Qingdao Wandelong Textile Technology Co., Ltd. in Qingdao, east China's Shandon
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No Malaysians affected in T�rkiye earthquake2022-11-24T13:09+0100.

WORLD No Malaysians affected in T�rkiye earthquake " data-media=""> 24/11/2022 10:37 AM PUTRAJAYA, Nov 24 (Bernama) -- Malaysia extends its condolences and sympathies to the government and people of Türkiye and those affected by the earthqu
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Aftershocks, fear persist in earthquake-hit Turkish city2022-11-24T12:03+0100.

Most people spent Wednesday night outside in Gölyaka, the district nearest to the epicenter of the 5.9 magnitude earthquake that shook Düzce and other further cities, from Istanbul to Bursa. Despite cold weather, occasional rainfall and rel
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50 injured in Türkiye's earthquake2022-11-24T06:39+0100.

A building is damaged by an earthquake in Duzce, Trkiye, Nov. 23, 2022. At least 50 people were injured after a magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck Trkiye's northwestern province of Duzce early Wednesday. (Photo by Mustafa Kaya/Xinhua) ANKARA,
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (50), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),