A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Selendi in Turkey. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008ji3. Unique identifier: us10008ji3. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 29.072° East, 38.7566° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/04/17 / 2017-04-21 13:09:22 / April 21, 2017 @ 1:09 pm. The temblor was detected at 15:09:22 / 3:09 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ahmetli, Sincanlı, Gölmarmara (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). The epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Uşak (c. 152 900 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Salihli (c. 88 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Tavşanlı (c. 52 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Alaşehir (c. 48 100 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Simav (c. 34 900 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Kula (c. 31 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Emet (c. 23 800 pop).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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