A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Akseki in Turkey. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/04/18 / 2018-04-16 14:12:21 / April 16, 2018 @ 2:12 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 31.914° East, 37.1104° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000e0yh. Unique identifier: us2000e0yh. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:12:21 / 4:12 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from Alanya (c. 113 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Manavgat (c. 99 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Belek (c. 73 300 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Seydişehir (c. 51 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Çumra (c. 45 700 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Beyşehir (c. 44 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Çumra, Belek, Yenişarbademli (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 12 km ENE of Akseki, Turkey.
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