A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Ula in Turkey on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 18:22:17 / 6:22 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 13/04/17 / 2017-04-13 16:22:17 / April 13, 2017 @ 4:22 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 28.66 East, latitude 37.1187 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10008hbd. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008hbd.
Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Denizli (c. 313 200 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Nazilli (c. 119 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Fethiye (c. 60 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tefenni, Köşk, Pamukkale (min 5000 pop).
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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