A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Kocadere in Turkey. The temblor was reported at 08:34:25 / 8:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 28.972 East, latitude 40.6105 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000iv9d. Id of event: us2000iv9d. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/12/18 / 2018-12-20 06:34:25 / December 20, 2018 @ 6:34 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 45 km (28 miles) from İstanbul (c. 11 174 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Bursa (c. 1 412 700 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Bağcılar (c. 724 300 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Üsküdar (c. 582 700 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Bahçelievler (c. 576 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Umraniye (c. 573 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Marmara Ereğlisi, Çanta, Osmaneli. Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km WSW of Kocadere, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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