A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Saruhanli in Turkey. Exact location, longitude 27.4829° East, latitude 38.8531° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:56:38 / 10:56 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000blxn. Event ids that are associated: us2000blxn. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/11/17 / 2017-11-11 08:56:38 / November 11, 2017 @ 8:56 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). The epicenter was 57 km (36 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Karabağlar (c. 458 000 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Manisa (c. 244 000 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Turgutlu (c. 103 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Salihli (c. 88 900 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Akhisar (c. 84 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Edremit, Tire, Urla (min 5000 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 one and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 15 km NNW of Saruhanli, Turkey.
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