A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Beykonak in Turkey on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 30.5084 East, latitude 36.0641 North, depth = 49.81 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 49.81 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:18:46 / 3:18 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/10/16 / 2016-10-19 12:18:46 / October 19, 2016 @ 12:18 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007fbb. Id of event: us20007fbb.
Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Event epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Antalya (c. 758 200 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Beykonak (c. 30 300 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Tekirova (c. 20 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Kemer (c. 17 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Elmalı (c. 16 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Demre (c. 15 000 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Demre (c. 14 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Antalya, Elmalı, Kaş.
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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