A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Behram in Turkey. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 08/02/17 / 2017-02-08 01:38:03 / February 8, 2017 @ 1:38 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 26.1827 East, latitude 39.5556 North, depth = 5.1 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008idh. Unique identifier: us20008idh. The temblor was reported at 03:38:03 / 3:38 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 5.1 km (3 miles).
Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Çanakkale (c. 87 800 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Bergama (c. 57 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Edremit (c. 40 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Burhaniye (c. 38 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Ayvalık (c. 35 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Mytilíni (c. 28 300 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Çan (c. 26 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mýrina, Bergama, Lâpseki.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 14 km WNW of Behram, Turkey.
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