A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Ezine in Turkey. 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: 20/02/19 / 2019-02-20 18:23:29 / February 20, 2019 @ 6:23 pm. The temblor was picked up at 20:23:29 / 8:23 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 26.3823° East, 39.7018° North, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000jkr3. Unique identifier: us2000jkr3.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was İvrindi, Bergama, Biga. Earthquake epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Çanakkale (c. 87 800 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Bergama (c. 57 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Edremit (c. 40 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Burhaniye (c. 38 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Ayvalık (c. 35 200 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Biga (c. 30 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Mytilíni (c. 28 300 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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