A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Karaburun in Turkey. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009nz3. Id of event: us20009nz3. Exact location, longitude 26.4742° East, latitude 38.8077° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 04:48:53 / 4:48 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/06/17 / 2017-06-22 02:48:53 / June 22, 2017 @ 2:48 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Edremit, Havran, Saruhanlı (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Karabağlar (c. 458 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Manisa (c. 244 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Bergama (c. 57 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Menemen (c. 53 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Urla (c. 45 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Aliağa (c. 44 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 18 km N of Karaburun, Turkey.
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