A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Golhisar in Turkey on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000jjd8. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jjd8. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 19:42:56 / 7:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 29.5733° East, 37.2705° North, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/03/19 / 2019-03-20 17:42:56 / March 20, 2019 @ 5:42 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Denizli (c. 313 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Burdur (c. 66 200 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Fethiye (c. 60 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Bucak (c. 29 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Korkuteli (c. 20 500 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Ortaca (c. 19 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bucak, Sarayköy, Dalaman. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).
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. 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 struck near.
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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: 14 km NNE of Golhisar, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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