A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Akhisar in Turkey on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/09/16 / 2016-09-12 08:26:05 / September 12, 2016 @ 8:26 am. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:26:05 / 11:26 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10006nzz. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006nzz. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 27.7712 East, latitude 38.9221 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Burhaniye, Menderes, Torbalı (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Karabağlar (c. 458 000 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Manisa (c. 244 000 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Balıkesir (c. 238 200 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Turgutlu (c. 103 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Salihli (c. 88 900 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Akhisar (c. 84 700 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 5 km W of Akhisar, Turkey.
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