A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Akhisar in Turkey. The temblor was picked up at 22:10:26 / 10:10 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/01/20 / 2020-01-28 20:10:26 / January 28, 2020 @ 8:10 pm. Event id: us60007if5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007if5. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 27.8752 East, latitude 39.0432 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Event epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Manisa (c. 244 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Balıkesir (c. 238 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Turgutlu (c. 103 300 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Salihli (c. 88 900 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Akhisar (c. 84 700 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Hypaepa (c. 67 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kiraz, Bayındır, Burhaniye.
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 three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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