A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Plomarion in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20009n8a. Event ids that are associated: us20009n8a. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 26.2094° East, 38.891° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 05:40:37 / 5:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/06/17 / 2017-06-17 03:40:37 / June 17, 2017 @ 3:40 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was İzmir, Seferihisar, Burhaniye (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 97 km (60 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Bergama (c. 57 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Menemen (c. 53 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Urla (c. 45 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Aliağa (c. 44 900 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Burhaniye (c. 38 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Ayvalık (c. 35 200 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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