A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Karaburun in Turkey. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.17 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:33:33 / 9:33 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 17/06/17 / 2017-06-17 19:33:33 / June 17, 2017 @ 7:33 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 26.5172° East, latitude 38.7949° North, depth = 12.17 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20009nb3. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009nb3.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Saruhanlı, Ayvacık, Altınoluk. Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Karabağlar (c. 458 000 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Manisa (c. 244 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Bergama (c. 57 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Menemen (c. 53 500 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Urla (c. 45 200 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-two 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.
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