A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from OEluedeniz in Turkey. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hgdr. Unique identifier: us1000hgdr. The temblor was detected at 04:36:14 / 4:36 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/10/18 / 2018-10-24 02:36:14 / October 24, 2018 @ 2:36 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 28.7793 East, latitude 36.3193 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).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ula, Kaş, Marmaris. Epicenter of the earthquake was 45 km (28 miles) from Fethiye (c. 60 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Ortaca (c. 19 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Dalaman (c. 19 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Sarigerme (c. 16 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 42 km SW of OEluedeniz, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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