A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Bodrum in Turkey on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/06/18 / 2018-06-09 22:24:53 / June 9, 2018 @ 10:24 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.96 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 27.5216° East, 36.8737° North, depth 10.96 km. The temblor was detected at 00:24:53 / 12:24 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000emcy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000emcy.
Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Didim (c. 26 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Afántou, Faliraki, Muğla (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 20 km SSE of Bodrum, Turkey.
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