A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from OEluedeniz in Turkey. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/09/18 / 2018-09-12 18:13:28 / September 12, 2018 @ 6:13 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 28.8669° East, 36.3354° North. Unique identifier: us2000hdjz. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000hdjz. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 20:13:28 / 8:13 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Fethiye (c. 60 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Ortaca (c. 19 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Dalaman (c. 19 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Sarigerme (c. 16 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Marmaris, Kaş, Archángelos (min 5000 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 35 km SW of OEluedeniz, Turkey.
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