A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Marmaraereglisi in Turkey. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 28.1699 East, latitude 40.849 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005s19. Id of event: us70005s19. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/09/19 / 2019-09-26 20:02:41 / September 26, 2019 @ 8:02 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:02:41 / 10:02 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from İstanbul (c. 11 174 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Bağcılar (c. 724 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Üsküdar (c. 582 700 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Bahçelievler (c. 576 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Umraniye (c. 573 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Esenler (c. 520 200 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Sultangazi (c. 436 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yalova, Gemlik, Gönen (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 22 km SE of Marmaraereglisi, Turkey.
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