A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Datca in Turkey. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a9d4. Unique identifier: us2000a9d4. The temblor was reported at 16:10:48 / 4:10 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.14 km (4 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 18/08/17 / 2017-08-18 14:10:48 / August 18, 2017 @ 2:10 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 27.5525° East, 36.8654° North, depth 7.14 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Archángelos, Afántou, Faliraki (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 63 km (39 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).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days fourty-three 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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