A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Golmarmara in Turkey. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/05/17 / 2017-05-28 02:50:27 / May 28, 2017 @ 2:50 am. Exact location of event, longitude 27.8293 East, latitude 38.7642 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:50:27 / 4:50 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly 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). Event id: us10008vup. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008vup.
Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Karabağlar (c. 458 000 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Manisa (c. 244 000 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Turgutlu (c. 103 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Salihli (c. 88 900 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Akhisar (c. 84 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Hypaepa (c. 67 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was İvrindi, Sarıgöl, Foça (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 9 km NW of Golmarmara, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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