A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Acipayam in Turkey. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us1000jj74. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jj74. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 29.5073° East, 37.3917° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/03/19 / 2019-03-20 12:45:44 / March 20, 2019 @ 12:45 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:45:44 / 2:45 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Keçiborlu, Fethiye, Buharkent (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Event epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Denizli (c. 313 200 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Burdur (c. 66 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Fethiye (c. 60 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Korkuteli (c. 20 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Ortaca (c. 19 700 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Sarayköy (c. 18 900 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight 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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