A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Dursunbey in Turkey. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/04/17 / 2017-04-20 14:11:25 / April 20, 2017 @ 2:11 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us10008n4v. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008n4v. Exact location of event, longitude 28.499 East, latitude 39.4456 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 16:11:25 / 4:11 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (36 miles) from Balıkesir (c. 238 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Mustafakemalpaşa (c. 101 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Akhisar (c. 84 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Soma (c. 65 900 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Tavşanlı (c. 52 200 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Karacabey (c. 44 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gediz, İvrindi, Tavşanlı (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 19 km SW of Dursunbey, Turkey.
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