A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Ula in Turkey. Event id: us1000c109. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000c109. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/01/18 / 2018-01-05 04:33:19 / January 5, 2018 @ 4:33 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.02 km (5 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 28.6581 East, latitude 37.0741 North, depth = 8.02 km. The temblor was detected at 06:33:19 / 6:33 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from Denizli (c. 313 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Fethiye (c. 60 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Honaz, Yenipazar, Faliraki (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 two and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 21 km E of Ula, Turkey.
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