A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Datca in Turkey on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 27.4926° East, 36.7714° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:53:50 / 2:53 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/07/17 / 2017-07-21 00:53:50 / July 21, 2017 @ 12:53 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009yr1. Unique identifier: us20009yr1.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (46 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Didim (c. 26 000 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Kos (c. 19 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ula, Yatağan, Archángelos.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 17 km WNW of Datca, Turkey.
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