A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Datca in Turkey. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000a073. Event ids that are associated: us2000a073. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 23/07/17 / 2017-07-23 23:18:31 / July 23, 2017 @ 11:18 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:18:31 / 1:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 27.5922 East, latitude 36.8506 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Archángelos, Afántou, Muğla (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Didim (c. 26 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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