A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Datca in Turkey. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 27.6368 East, latitude 36.9303 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us2000a6pq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a6pq. Global time and date of event 09/08/17 / 2017-08-09 22:56:20 / August 9, 2017 @ 10:56 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 00:56:20 / 12:56 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Archángelos, Afántou, Çine (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Didim (c. 26 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 21 km N of Datca, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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