A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Akhisar in Turkey. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:36:40 / 1:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/02/20 / 2020-02-02 11:36:40 / February 2, 2020 @ 11:36 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us60007mql. Unique identifier: us60007mql. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.02 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 27.8897 East, latitude 39.0808 North, depth = 5.02 km.
The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Manisa (c. 244 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Balıkesir (c. 238 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Turgutlu (c. 103 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Salihli (c. 88 900 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Akhisar (c. 84 700 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Soma (c. 65 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Selendi, Burhaniye, Kula (min 5000 pop). 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 two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 18 km NNE of Akhisar, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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