A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Behram in Turkey. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:19:06 / 5:19 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 26.1339 East, latitude 39.5392 North, depth = 12.17 km. Global time and date of event 24/03/17 / 2017-03-24 15:19:06 / March 24, 2017 @ 3:19 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12.17 km (8 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008ubd. Id of event: us20008ubd.
Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 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 (34 miles) from Ayvalık (c. 35 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Mytilíni (c. 28 300 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Ezine (c. 15 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dikili, Havran, Edremit.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 17 km WNW of Behram, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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