A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Golmarmara in Turkey. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008vw1. Unique identifier: us10008vw1. Exact location of event, longitude 27.8157 East, latitude 38.7516 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 10:49:48 / 10:49 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 28/05/17 / 2017-05-28 08:49:48 / May 28, 2017 @ 8:49 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Foça, Selendi, Dikili (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Karabağlar (c. 458 000 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Manisa (c. 244 000 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Turgutlu (c. 103 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Salihli (c. 88 900 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Akhisar (c. 84 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 9 km WNW of Golmarmara, Turkey.
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