A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Kirkagac in Turkey. Global time and date of event 28/01/20 / 2020-01-28 14:53:51 / January 28, 2020 @ 2:53 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us60007i71. Unique identifier: us60007i71. Exact location of event, longitude 27.7911 East, latitude 39.0658 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 16:53:51 / 4:53 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Edremit, Burhaniye, Menemen (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 60 km (37 miles) from Manisa (c. 244 000 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Balıkesir (c. 238 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Turgutlu (c. 103 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Salihli (c. 88 900 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Akhisar (c. 84 700 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Soma (c. 65 900 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 11 km ESE of Kirkagac, Turkey.
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