A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Datca in Turkey on Friday. Event id: us20009ytk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009ytk. The temblor was reported at 07:13:59 / 7:13 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.02 km (2 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 27.5559 East, latitude 36.8798 North, depth = 3.02 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/07/17 / 2017-07-21 05:13:59 / July 21, 2017 @ 5:13 am.
Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Didim (c. 26 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Çine, Archángelos, Afántou.
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days nineteen 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 19 km NW of Datca, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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