A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Pamukkale in Turkey on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/09/16 / 2016-09-28 09:10:08 / September 28, 2016 @ 9:10 am. The temblor was picked up at 12:10:08 / 12:10 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 29.2049 East, latitude 37.9192 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10006thu. Event ids that are associated: us10006thu.
Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sultanhisar, Gölhisar, Yenipazar (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from Denizli (c. 313 200 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Uşak (c. 152 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Nazilli (c. 119 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Alaşehir (c. 48 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Dinar (c. 35 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Kula (c. 31 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 have been detected nearby.
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