A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Mahmutlar in Turkey. Unique identifier: us2000gi7x. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000gi7x. The temblor was reported at 16:36:05 / 4:36 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 7 km, 36.0969° East, 36.9525° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/07/18 / 2018-07-31 14:36:05 / July 31, 2018 @ 2:36 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7 km (4 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aladağ, Dursunlu, Reyhanlı. The epicenter was 68 km (43 miles) from Adana (c. 1 249 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Antakya (c. 210 000 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Osmaniye (c. 202 800 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from İskenderun (c. 160 000 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Ceyhan (c. 96 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Kozan (c. 88 100 pop).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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. 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: 8 km W of Mahmutlar, Turkey.
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