A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Bodrum in Turkey on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude 27.5605° East, latitude 36.9547° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/08/17 / 2017-08-08 07:42:22 / August 8, 2017 @ 7:42 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000a5vf. Event ids that are associated: us2000a5vf. The temblor was picked up at 09:42:22 / 9:42 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Köşk, Ortaca, Sarigerme (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Event epicenter was 102 km (63 miles) from Aydın (c. 163 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from Kuşadası (c. 63 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 14 km SE of Bodrum, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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