A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Acipayam in Turkey on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 08:34:28 / 8:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/03/19 / 2019-03-20 06:34:28 / March 20, 2019 @ 6:34 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000jj23. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jj23. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 29.5637° East, 37.4335° North.
Epicenter of the event was 57 km (35 miles) from Denizli (c. 313 200 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Isparta (c. 172 300 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Burdur (c. 66 200 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Fethiye (c. 60 400 pop), 109 km (67 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Dinar (c. 35 400 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Bucak (c. 29 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Korkuteli (c. 20 500 pop). Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Senirkent, Bozdoğan, Ulubey.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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