A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Datca in Turkey on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude 27.5159 East, latitude 36.8178 North, depth = 12.39 km. Event id: us1000dv5x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dv5x. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/05/18 / 2018-05-01 04:03:50 / May 1, 2018 @ 4:03 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 06:03:50 / 6:03 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.39 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Didim (c. 26 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Muğla, Ula, Archángelos (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 17 km WNW of Datca, Turkey.
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