A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Behram in Turkey on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us20008jcc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008jcc. Exact location of event, longitude 26.0863 East, latitude 39.5838 North, depth = 10 km. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:48:17 / 3:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/02/17 / 2017-02-12 13:48:17 / February 12, 2017 @ 1:48 pm UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Çanakkale (c. 87 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Edremit (c. 40 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Burhaniye (c. 38 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Ayvalık (c. 35 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Mytilíni (c. 28 300 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Çan (c. 26 200 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Gelibolu (c. 25 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gelibolu, Lâpseki, Çan.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 23 km WNW of Behram, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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