A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Yalova in Turkey. 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). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:52:03 / 6:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 29.2114° East, latitude 40.7059° North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005t3c. Id of event: us70005t3c. Global time and date of event 10/10/19 / 2019-10-10 16:52:03 / October 10, 2019 @ 4:52 pm UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from İstanbul (c. 11 174 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Bursa (c. 1 412 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Bağcılar (c. 724 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Üsküdar (c. 582 700 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Bahçelievler (c. 576 800 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Umraniye (c. 573 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sapanca, Kandıra, Kavaklı. Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km NW of Yalova, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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