A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Akhisar in Turkey on Monday. The temblor was reported at 12:29:38 / 12:29 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10006p0l. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006p0l. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 27.7254° East, 38.8599° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/09/16 / 2016-09-12 09:29:38 / September 12, 2016 @ 9:29 am.
The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Karabağlar (c. 458 000 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Manisa (c. 244 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Balıkesir (c. 238 200 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Turgutlu (c. 103 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Salihli (c. 88 900 pop). Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alaşehir, Balıkesir, Kula (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 five 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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