A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Antalya in Turkey on Saturday. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:15:32 / 10:15 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/07/16 / 2016-07-09 07:15:32 / July 9, 2016 @ 7:15 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000625y. Unique identifier: us1000625y. Exact location of event, depth 97.21 km, 30.524° East, 36.8914° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 97.21 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Demre, Demre, Manavgat. Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 15 km (10 miles) from Antalya (c. 758 200 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Manavgat (c. 99 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Belek (c. 73 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Serik (c. 36 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Beykonak (c. 30 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Bucak (c. 29 200 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 has occurred nearby. 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.
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