A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Bodrum in Turkey. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 27.5822° East, latitude 37.0155° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 15:37:43 / 3:37 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a92n. Unique identifier: us2000a92n. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/08/17 / 2017-08-13 13:37:43 / August 13, 2017 @ 1:37 pm.
Event epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Faliraki, Acarlar, Ródos.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 13 km E of Bodrum, Turkey.
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