A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Karaburun in Turkey on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 12:38:15 / 12:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 26.5341° East, 38.7273° North, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/11/18 / 2018-11-07 10:38:15 / November 7, 2018 @ 10:38 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hrqa. Id of event: us1000hrqa.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Saruhanlı, Kemalpaşa, Kınık. Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Karabağlar (c. 458 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Manisa (c. 244 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Bergama (c. 57 200 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Menemen (c. 53 500 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Urla (c. 45 200 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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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: 9 km NNE of Karaburun, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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