A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Behram in Turkey. Exact location of event, longitude 26.1363 East, latitude 39.5395 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:45:01 / 1:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/02/17 / 2017-02-06 11:45:01 / February 6, 2017 @ 11:45 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008hwu. Id of event: us20008hwu. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Çanakkale (c. 87 800 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Bergama (c. 57 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Edremit (c. 40 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Burhaniye (c. 38 100 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Ayvalık (c. 35 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Mytilíni (c. 28 300 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Çan (c. 26 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bergama, Lâpseki, Mýrina (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 17 km WNW of Behram, Turkey.
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