A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Datca in Turkey. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a9cf. Id of event: us2000a9cf. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 27.574° East, latitude 36.8911° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/08/17 / 2017-08-18 12:47:33 / August 18, 2017 @ 12:47 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:47:33 / 2:47 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Çine, Archángelos, Afántou (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (48 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Didim (c. 26 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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