A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Baklan in Turkey on Thursday. Exact location, longitude 29.6968° East, latitude 37.948° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/08/19 / 2019-08-08 11:25:31 / August 8, 2019 @ 11:25 am. The 5.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:25:31 / 1:25 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000529r. Id of event: us6000529r.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Işıklar, Gelendost, Afyonkarahisar (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 57 km (35 miles) from Denizli (c. 313 200 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Isparta (c. 172 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Uşak (c. 152 900 pop), 116 km (72 miles) from Afyonkarahisar (c. 146 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Burdur (c. 66 200 pop), 112 km (70 miles) from Alaşehir (c. 48 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Sandıklı (c. 43 000 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Dinar (c. 35 400 pop).
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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