A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Yesilova in Turkey. The temblor was reported at 01:14:02 / 1:14 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/07/15 / 2015-07-08 22:14:02 / July 8, 2015 @ 10:14 pm. Id of earthquake: us20002w6k. Event ids that are associated: us20002w6k. Exact location of event, depth 13.2 km, 29.5924° East, 37.5658° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.2 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bucak, Karacasu, Isparta. Epicenter of the event was 50 km (31 miles) from Denizli (c. 313 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Isparta (c. 172 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Burdur (c. 66 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Dinar (c. 35 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Bucak (c. 29 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Korkuteli (c. 20 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 15 km WNW of Yesilova, Turkey.
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