A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Datca in Turkey on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009yqh. Unique identifier: us20009yqh. The temblor was picked up at 02:33:35 / 2:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 27.638° East, 36.851° North. 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: 21/07/17 / 2017-07-21 00:33:35 / July 21, 2017 @ 12:33 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 69 km (43 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Didim (c. 26 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Archángelos, Afántou, Muğla (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 13 km NNW of Datca, Turkey.
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