A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Yesilova in Turkey on Monday. Unique identifier: us2000gbkk. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000gbkk. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 04:40:24 / 4:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/07/18 / 2018-07-23 02:40:24 / July 23, 2018 @ 2:40 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 29.9272 East, latitude 37.5323 North, depth = 10 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sarayköy, Antalya, Kale. Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 97 km (60 miles) from Antalya (c. 758 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Denizli (c. 313 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Isparta (c. 172 300 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Burdur (c. 66 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Dinar (c. 35 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Bucak (c. 29 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Korkuteli (c. 20 500 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 one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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