A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Karacabey in Turkey on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude 28.3462 East, latitude 40.425 North, depth = 10 km. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:20:15 / 6:20 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000j0fw. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j0fw. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/01/19 / 2019-01-05 04:20:15 / January 5, 2019 @ 4:20 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from İstanbul (c. 11 174 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Bursa (c. 1 412 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Bağcılar (c. 724 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Bahçelievler (c. 576 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Esenler (c. 520 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Zeytinburnu (c. 288 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Çiftlikköy, Eminönü, Başakşehir (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor 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 occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 23 km NNW of Karacabey, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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