A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Elmali in Turkey on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 71.07 km (44 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/11/19 / 2019-11-16 18:14:10 / November 16, 2019 @ 6:14 pm. Unique identifier: us700068vy. Ids that are associated to the event: us700068vy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 30.0171 East, latitude 36.7417 North, depth = 71.07 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:14:10 / 8:14 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yeşilova, Fethiye, Kaş (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from Antalya (c. 758 200 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Fethiye (c. 60 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Beykonak (c. 30 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Korkuteli (c. 20 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Tekirova (c. 20 000 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Kemer (c. 17 300 pop).
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 one and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 8 km E of Elmali, Turkey.
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