A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Bolu in Turkey. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 31.6354° East, latitude 40.8632° North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000dw6w. Unique identifier: us2000dw6w. Global time and date of event 07/04/18 / 2018-04-07 21:16:32 / April 7, 2018 @ 9:16 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 23:16:32 / 11:16 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Safranbolu, Söğütlü, Ferizli. Epicenter of the event was 67 km (41 miles) from Zonguldak (c. 100 200 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Karabük (c. 97 500 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Bolu (c. 96 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Ereğli (c. 88 800 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Düzce (c. 57 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Karasu (c. 39 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Beypazarı (c. 38 800 pop).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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