A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Yatagan in Turkey on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us60003sex. Unique identifier: us60003sex. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:07:12 / 2:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 27.9998 East, latitude 37.2512 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/05/19 / 2019-05-26 12:07:12 / May 26, 2019 @ 12:07 pm.
Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Aydın (c. 163 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Nazilli (c. 119 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Kuşadası (c. 63 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Tire (c. 47 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kálymnos, Tire, Selçuk (min 5000 pop).
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 16 km SW of Yatagan, Turkey.
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