A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Silivri in Turkey. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:37:37 / 3:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 28.2605° East, latitude 40.9186° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70006ye3. Unique identifier: us70006ye3. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/01/20 / 2020-01-11 13:37:37 / January 11, 2020 @ 1:37 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 59 km (37 miles) from İstanbul (c. 11 174 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Bağcılar (c. 724 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Üsküdar (c. 582 700 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Bahçelievler (c. 576 800 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Umraniye (c. 573 300 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Esenler (c. 520 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Sultangazi (c. 436 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hayrabolu, Demirtaş, Orhangazi. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 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 one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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: 18 km S of Silivri, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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