A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Gazipasa in Turkey. The temblor was detected at 03:48:38 / 3:48 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70006rsh. Unique identifier: us70006rsh. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 58.18 km (36 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 32.1145 East, latitude 35.7139 North, depth = 58.18 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/12/19 / 2019-12-28 01:48:38 / December 28, 2019 @ 1:48 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 93 km (58 miles) from Alanya (c. 113 000 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Anamur (c. 57 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Bozyazı (c. 28 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Mahmutlar (c. 24 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Gazipaşa (c. 18 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alanya, Bozyazı, Mahmutlar. Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 64 km SSW of Gazipasa, Turkey.
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