A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Behram in Turkey. Global time and date of event 23/02/17 / 2017-02-23 01:55:14 / February 23, 2017 @ 1:55 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 26.1224° East, latitude 39.5383° North, depth = 3.14 km. Id of earthquake: us20008lng. Event ids that are associated: us20008lng. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 03:55:14 / 3:55 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.14 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mýrina, Çan, Dikili. Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Çanakkale (c. 87 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Edremit (c. 40 800 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Burhaniye (c. 38 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Ayvalık (c. 35 200 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Mytilíni (c. 28 300 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Çan (c. 26 200 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Ezine (c. 15 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 18 km WNW of Behram, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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