A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Tekirova in Turkey. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:37:44 / 8:37 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/10/18 / 2018-10-26 18:37:44 / October 26, 2018 @ 6:37 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 31.1408 East, latitude 36.0547 North, depth = 63.34 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 63.34 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us1000hhn6. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hhn6.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Belek, Payallar, Türkler. Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). The epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Manavgat (c. 99 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Belek (c. 73 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Beykonak (c. 30 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Tekirova (c. 20 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Kemer (c. 17 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Avsallar (c. 12 800 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 74 km SE of Tekirova, Turkey.
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