A earthquake magnitude 6.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Bodrum in Turkey. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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: 20/07/17 / 2017-07-20 22:31:12 / July 20, 2017 @ 10:31 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 27.4577 East, latitude 36.9485 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009ynd. Id of event: us20009ynd. The temblor was picked up at 00:31:12 / 12:31 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 105 km (65 miles) from Aydın (c. 163 000 pop), 132 km (82 miles) from Nazilli (c. 119 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Kuşadası (c. 63 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 134 km (83 miles) from Torbalı (c. 50 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 129 km (80 miles) from Tire (c. 47 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kale, Torbalı, Karacasu (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world.
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