A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Avsallar in Turkey. Exact location, longitude 31.3375° East, latitude 36.0118° North, depth = 35 km. Unique identifier: us1000g76k. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000g76k. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global time and date of event 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 13:42:22 / August 12, 2018 @ 1:42 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:42:22 / 3:42 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from Alanya (c. 113 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Manavgat (c. 99 300 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Mahmutlar (c. 24 200 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Tekirova (c. 20 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Gazipaşa (c. 18 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Avsallar (c. 12 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gazipaşa, Tekirova, Manavgat (min 5000 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 77 km SSW of Avsallar, Turkey.
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