A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Akhisar in Turkey. The temblor was detected at 02:45:23 / 2:45 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007ddm. Id of event: us60007ddm. Exact location of event, depth 2.6 km, 27.8144° East, 39.0325° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 00:45:23 / January 23, 2020 @ 12:45 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.6 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Manisa (c. 244 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Balıkesir (c. 238 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Turgutlu (c. 103 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Salihli (c. 88 900 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Akhisar (c. 84 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was İzmir, Hypaepa, Kula (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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