A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Milas in Turkey on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us2000a7sd. Event ids that are associated: us2000a7sd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 14:28:15 / 2:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 27.725 East, latitude 37.0852 North, depth = 9.41 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/08/17 / 2017-08-13 12:28:15 / August 13, 2017 @ 12:28 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.41 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Aydın (c. 163 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Faliraki, Yenipazar, Köşk. Nearby 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 six, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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