A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Behram in Turkey on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude 26.1487 East, latitude 39.5215 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 00:53:29 / 12:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/02/17 / 2017-02-07 22:53:29 / February 7, 2017 @ 10:53 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us20008icm. Event ids that are associated: us20008icm.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Çanakkale (c. 87 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Edremit (c. 40 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Burhaniye (c. 38 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Ayvalık (c. 35 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Mytilíni (c. 28 300 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Ezine (c. 15 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Havran, Dikili, Gökçeada.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 16 km W of Behram, Turkey.
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