A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Bodrum in Turkey on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.9 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/09/17 / 2017-09-16 08:33:56 / September 16, 2017 @ 8:33 am. Id of earthquake: us2000ap0a. Event ids that are associated: us2000ap0a. Exact location of event, depth 6.9 km, 27.685° East, 37.0689° North. The temblor was reported at 10:33:56 / 10:33 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Germencik, Aydın, İncirliova (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Aydın (c. 163 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 23 km E of Bodrum, Turkey.
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