A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Kirkagac in Turkey. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007sgb. Id of event: us70007sgb. Exact location of event, longitude 27.8388 East, latitude 39.1144 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 18:09:23 / 6:09 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/02/20 / 2020-02-18 16:09:23 / February 18, 2020 @ 4:09 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bayındır, Ayvalık, Hypaepa (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 99 km (61 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Manisa (c. 244 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Balıkesir (c. 238 200 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Turgutlu (c. 103 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Salihli (c. 88 900 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Akhisar (c. 84 700 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Hypaepa (c. 67 200 pop). Close 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 one, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 14 km E of Kirkagac, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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