A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Datca in Turkey. The temblor was picked up at 17:07:10 / 5:07 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 10/09/18 / 2018-09-10 15:07:10 / September 10, 2018 @ 3:07 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hbx6. Id of event: us2000hbx6. Exact location of earthquake, 27.7181° East, 36.9101° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 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 epicenter was 97 km (60 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Didim (c. 26 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bozdoğan, Dalaman, Davutlar (min 5000 pop). Close 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 one and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 19 km N of Datca, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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