A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from OEluedeniz in Turkey. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/10/18 / 2018-10-30 00:25:44 / October 30, 2018 @ 12:25 am. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:25:44 / 2:25 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hitq. Unique identifier: us1000hitq. Exact location of event, longitude 28.8464 East, latitude 36.29 North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Fethiye (c. 60 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Ortaca (c. 19 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Dalaman (c. 19 300 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Sarigerme (c. 16 000 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Triánta (c. 11 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Marmaris, Kaş, Archángelos. Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 40 km SW of OEluedeniz, Turkey.
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