A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Antalya in Turkey. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 94.95 km (59 miles). Id of earthquake: us100034i0. Event ids that are associated: us100034i0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 19:09:15 / 7:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/08/15 / 2015-08-24 16:09:15 / August 24, 2015 @ 4:09 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 30.7089° East, 36.9717° North, depth 94.95 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 7 km (4 miles) from Antalya (c. 758 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Isparta (c. 172 300 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Manavgat (c. 99 300 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Belek (c. 73 300 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Burdur (c. 66 200 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Serik (c. 36 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Burdur, Finike, Tefenni (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 7 km N of Antalya, Turkey.
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