A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Behram in Turkey on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude 26.1709° East, latitude 39.579° North, depth = 10.77 km. Global time and date of event 07/02/17 / 2017-02-07 21:00:55 / February 7, 2017 @ 9:00 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:00:55 / 11:00 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008ibf. Unique identifier: us20008ibf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.77 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from Çanakkale (c. 87 800 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Edremit (c. 40 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Burhaniye (c. 38 100 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Ayvalık (c. 35 200 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Mytilíni (c. 28 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Çan (c. 26 200 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Ezine (c. 15 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lâpseki, Çan, Dikili (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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