A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Kusadasi in Turkey. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/05/17 / 2017-05-12 05:55:44 / May 12, 2017 @ 5:55 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008rs8. Id of event: us10008rs8. The temblor was detected at 07:55:44 / 7:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 27.1135 East, latitude 37.8421 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Karabağlar (c. 458 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Manisa (c. 244 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Aydın (c. 163 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Turgutlu (c. 103 300 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manisa, Turgutlu, Çeşme.
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. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km W of Kusadasi, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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