A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Kocadere in Turkey. The temblor was reported at 04:36:35 / 4:36 am (local time epicenter). 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). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 02:36:35 / November 30, 2018 @ 2:36 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 28.8418° East, 40.5952° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hy6z. Id of event: us1000hy6z.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was İzmit, Erdek, Şile (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 47 km (29 miles) from İstanbul (c. 11 174 300 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Bursa (c. 1 412 700 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Bağcılar (c. 724 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Üsküdar (c. 582 700 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Bahçelievler (c. 576 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Umraniye (c. 573 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 16 km WSW of Kocadere, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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