A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Golmarmara in Turkey. Exact location of event, longitude 27.8315 East, latitude 38.7522 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/05/17 / 2017-05-28 02:15:00 / May 28, 2017 @ 2:15 am. Event id: us10008vuj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008vuj. The temblor was reported at 04:15:00 / 4:15 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Karabağlar (c. 458 000 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Manisa (c. 244 000 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Turgutlu (c. 103 300 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Salihli (c. 88 900 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Akhisar (c. 84 700 pop). Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Selendi, Dikili, Menderes (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 8 km WNW of Golmarmara, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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