A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Milas in Turkey on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 27.8054 East, latitude 37.0261 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:31:23 / 6:31 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/08/17 / 2017-08-13 16:31:23 / August 13, 2017 @ 4:31 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a92u. Id of event: us2000a92u.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (54 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop). Nearby 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 Davutlar, Acarlar, Ortaca (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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