A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Simav in Turkey. Exact location, longitude 28.9747° East, latitude 39.1243° North, depth = 7.52 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:18:11 / 2:18 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/10/15 / 2015-10-13 23:18:11 / October 13, 2015 @ 11:18 pm. Event id: us10003ngx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003ngx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.52 km (5 miles).
Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Kütahya (c. 185 000 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Uşak (c. 152 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Tavşanlı (c. 52 200 pop), 4 km (2 miles) from Simav (c. 34 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Kula (c. 31 100 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Emet (c. 23 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Domaniç, Sivaslı, Kütahya (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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