A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported Aegean Sea kilometers (0 miles) from Aegean Sea on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 25.6127° East, 39.7817° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/03/19 / 2019-03-15 21:54:20 / March 15, 2019 @ 9:54 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jgu5. Id of event: us1000jgu5. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:54:20 / 9:54 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Çanakkale (c. 87 800 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Ezine (c. 15 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Gökçeada (c. 7 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Ayvacık (c. 6 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mýrina (c. 5 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Eceabat (c. 5 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Çanakkale, Eceabat, Ayvacık.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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