A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Akhisar in Turkey. Exact location of event, longitude 27.9056 East, latitude 39.0436 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us60007mf3. Event ids that are associated: us60007mf3. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:23:48 / 2:23 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 02/02/20 / 2020-02-02 00:23:48 / February 2, 2020 @ 12:23 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Simav, Hypaepa, Selendi. The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Manisa (c. 244 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Balıkesir (c. 238 200 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Turgutlu (c. 103 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Salihli (c. 88 900 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Akhisar (c. 84 700 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Hypaepa (c. 67 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 15 km NNE of Akhisar, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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