Earthquake overview : On 17:55 on October 25,2011 , a powerful 5.7 magnitude earthquake struck the already severely damaged Van – Ercis area.
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To read the full story as it happened, we advise our readers to start at the lower part of the page (earthquake data).
We are considering this article as part of the mainshock which occurred on Sunday. This article has been composed in a separate post because of the specific data connected to it.
Update : At least one building collapsed because of this new aftershock
Update : The Search and rescue operations have been suspended for a while because of the safety of the SAR personnel
Update : People in Van panicked seriously with this new jolt
Update : Due to the constant aftershocks, people are trying to avoid being at the inside of houses and buildings. They know very well that very powerful aftershocks are part of a major earthquake.
Update : 70,000 people will have experienced a strong MMI VI shaking
Update : Data from the other seismological agencies :
EMSC : 5.5 @ 10 km
GFZ : 5.5 @ 10 km
AFAD : 5.5 @ 18.28 km
The impact of this aftershock maybe a little weaker because all the other agencies are measuring a 5.5 magnitude.
“I Have Felt It” reports as received by Earthquake-Report.com
- No Felt reports as yet, be the first to send us what you experienced.
Most important Earthquake Data:
Magnitude : 5.7 (Mw)
UTC Time : Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 14:55:07 UTC
Local time at epicenter : Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 05:55:07 PM at epicenter
Depth (Hypocenter) : 7.3 km
37 km (22 miles) NNE of Van, Turkey (USGS)
49 km NE Van (pop 371,713) – EMSC
34 km SE Ercis (pop 91,915) – EMSC
Links to important maps
USGS Did You Feel It Map
Google satellite map showing the epicenter and the surrounding area.
Historic earthquakes map
Seismic hazard map
Focal mechanism report
Human impact map
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I did feel it – Ik heb het gevoeld – Το έκανα αισθάνεται –Yo lo he sentido – 我的确感到了 – 私はそれを感じていました- Ich habe es gefühlt – Bunu hissediyorum yaptı – لم أشعر أنه