A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Behram in Turkey. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008hv5. Unique identifier: us20008hv5. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:17:30 / 6:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/02/17 / 2017-02-06 04:17:30 / February 6, 2017 @ 4:17 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.96 km (7 miles). Exact location, longitude 26.1352° East, latitude 39.5321° North, depth = 11.96 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dikili, Havran, Gökçeada (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Çanakkale (c. 87 800 pop), 77 km (48 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), 59 km (37 miles) from Mytilíni (c. 28 300 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Ezine (c. 15 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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