A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Sarigerme in Turkey. The earthquake occurred 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). Id of earthquake: us600062ps. Event ids that are associated: us600062ps. The temblor was reported at 23:06:47 / 11:06 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 24/10/19 / 2019-10-24 21:06:47 / October 24, 2019 @ 9:06 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 28.7293° East, 36.3796° North.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ula, Kaş, Marmaris (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Fethiye (c. 60 400 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Ortaca (c. 19 700 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Dalaman (c. 19 300 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Sarigerme (c. 16 000 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Triánta (c. 11 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 37 km S of Sarigerme, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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