A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Datca in Turkey. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 27.5937° East, 36.8683° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us20009yrz. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009yrz. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:35:45 / 3:35 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/07/17 / 2017-07-21 01:35:45 / July 21, 2017 @ 1:35 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Didim (c. 26 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Çine, Archángelos, Afántou.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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 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: 16 km NNW of Datca, Turkey.
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