A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Bozcaada in Turkey on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 12:25:01 / 12:25 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.31 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000edxl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000edxl. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/05/18 / 2018-05-29 10:25:01 / May 29, 2018 @ 10:25 am. Exact location of event, longitude 25.9765 East, latitude 39.5868 North, depth = 16.31 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Edremit, Burhaniye, Mýrina (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Çanakkale (c. 87 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Edremit (c. 40 800 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Burhaniye (c. 38 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Ayvalık (c. 35 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Mytilíni (c. 28 300 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Ezine (c. 15 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).
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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 28 km SSW of Bozcaada, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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