A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Bodrum in Turkey on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 20:25:58 / 8:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 27.5726 East, latitude 36.9132 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/08/17 / 2017-08-07 18:25:58 / August 7, 2017 @ 6:25 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000a5mz. Event ids that are associated: us2000a5mz.
Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Archángelos, Çine, Afántou (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (49 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Didim (c. 26 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 18 km SE of Bodrum, Turkey.
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