A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Akhisar in Turkey. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 17:55:25 / February 4, 2020 @ 5:55 pm. The temblor was detected at 19:55:25 / 7:55 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was 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). Id of earthquake: us60007pkf. Event ids that are associated: us60007pkf. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 27.881° East, 39.0706° North.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Karabağlar, İzmir, Kiraz (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Event epicenter was 97 km (61 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Karabağlar (c. 458 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Manisa (c. 244 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Balıkesir (c. 238 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Turgutlu (c. 103 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Salihli (c. 88 900 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Akhisar (c. 84 700 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 seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 17 km NNE of Akhisar, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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