A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Milas in Turkey. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/08/17 / 2017-08-14 02:43:50 / August 14, 2017 @ 2:43 am UTC/GMT. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:43:50 / 4:43 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a7wg. Id of event: us2000a7wg. The epicenter was at a depth of 25.84 km (16 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 27.7068° East, 37.1153° North, depth 25.84 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sarigerme, Selçuk, Faliraki (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from Aydın (c. 163 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Kuşadası (c. 63 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 23 km (15 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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