A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Honaz in Turkey. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/11/15 / 2015-11-18 14:55:41 / November 18, 2015 @ 2:55 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.42 km (5 miles). Exact location, longitude 29.3896° East, latitude 37.7754° North, depth = 7.42 km. The temblor was detected at 16:55:41 / 4:55 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10003zai. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003zai.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sivaslı, Kuyucak, Keçiborlu (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Event epicenter was 27 km (16 miles) from Denizli (c. 313 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Burdur (c. 66 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Dinar (c. 35 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Sarayköy (c. 18 900 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Serinhisar (c. 17 200 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Buldan (c. 14 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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