A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Saruhanli in Turkey on Friday. Id of earthquake: us10008jiy. Event ids that are associated: us10008jiy. 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). Global time and date of event 21/04/17 / 2017-04-21 14:12:22 / April 21, 2017 @ 2:12 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:12:22 / 4:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 27.663° East, latitude 38.6627° North, depth = 10 km.
Epicenter of the event was 53 km (33 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Karabağlar (c. 458 000 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Manisa (c. 244 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Aydın (c. 163 000 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Nazilli (c. 119 400 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Turgutlu (c. 103 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Salihli (c. 88 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sarıgöl, Nazilli, Koçarlı.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 11 km SE of Saruhanli, Turkey.
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