A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Bodrum in Turkey. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/08/17 / 2017-08-07 05:18:48 / August 7, 2017 @ 5:18 am. Exact location of earthquake, 27.5462° East, 36.9278° North, depth 10 km. Event id: us2000a5ft. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a5ft. 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 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 07:18:48 / 7:18 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Didim (c. 26 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Archángelos, Koçarlı, Söke.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 16 km SE of Bodrum, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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