A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Akseki in Turkey on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/04/18 / 2018-04-13 17:55:51 / April 13, 2018 @ 5:55 pm. Id of earthquake: us2000dzv9. Event ids that are associated: us2000dzv9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 19:55:51 / 7:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 31.9996 East, latitude 37.0729 North, depth = 42.17 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.17 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gazipaşa, Ermenek, Yenişarbademli (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). The epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Alanya (c. 113 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Manavgat (c. 99 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Belek (c. 73 300 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Seydişehir (c. 51 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Çumra (c. 45 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Beyşehir (c. 44 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Serik (c. 36 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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