A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Bodrum in Turkey on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us2000a7s6. Event ids that are associated: us2000a7s6. Exact location, longitude 27.728° East, latitude 37.0609° North, depth = 4.35 km. Global time and date of event 13/08/17 / 2017-08-13 11:16:52 / August 13, 2017 @ 11:16 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.35 km (3 miles). The temblor was detected at 13:16:52 / 1:16 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (55 miles) from Aydın (c. 163 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Kuşadası (c. 63 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dalaman, Archángelos, Sultanhisar (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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